Drug and Alcohol Support Services

COVID-19 UPDATE: Turning Point are doing everything they can to minimise the spread of COVID-19 while continuing to offer support. All non-essential face to face support (group work, social activities, drop-ins etc) have been temporarily suspended. However, they continue to provide 1-2-1s over the phone and continue to accept new referrals. Contact 0300 123 0872 to make a referral.

Drug and alcohol misuse can be harmful to your physical and mental health and wellbeing.

There are treatment services to support adults and young people affected by drug and alcohol misuse in Suffolk. Drug and Alcohol treatment services for adults and young people in Suffolk are provided by Turning Point in conjunction with Suffolk Family Carers and Iceni.  

Services provided include: 

  • Open access services for all
  • Harm reduction services
  • Structured group work programme
  • Recovery support and aftercare
  • Outreach and community initiatives
  • Family interventions
  • Support to families and carers
  • Specialist nursing staff
  • A revitalised shared care service
  • Dedicated recovery workers
  • Complimentary therapies
  • Activities and trips

 


Where can I can get help?

Drug and alcohol treatment and support is available across Suffolk. Services are open Monday-Saturday and are staffed by local teams. If you, a family member, or a friend need advice or support with drug or alcohol misuse, or would like to make a referral into treatment, please contact: 

0300 123 0872

Email: suffolk@turning-point.co.uk

Secure email for referrals: ECHUB.turningpointsuffolk@nhs.net

Turning Point Website (external website)

 

 

Ipswich
Sanderson House
11-17 Museum Street
Ipswich
IP1 1HE

Bury St. Edmunds
Garland House
2 Looms Lane
Bury St. Edmunds
IP33 1HB

 

Lowestoft
Woodbury House
Mill Road
Lowestoft
NR33 0PP

Young People’s Service
Sanderson House
11-17 Museum Street
Ipswich
IP1 1HE

 

 

 

 

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Young People

Turning Point offer a bespoke service for young people under 25 who would like to make changes to their drug or alcohol use. The young people's service is an outreach service, so Turning Point can meet the young person at a location and time that works for them.

They offer one to one sessions to help educate, inform and support change.

Visit the dedicated Young People's Drug and Alcohol Support web page (internal web page) for further information. 


Additional support in Suffolk 

  • Suffolk Family Carers work with Turning Point to provide support to anyone affected by someone else's drug or alcohol use.

Suffolk Family Carers Website (external website)

  • Iceni work with Turning Point around supporting the whole family affected by drug and alcohol use. Providing family assessment, practical support and life skills; Iceni use a parent-centred approach with child-centred outcomes. 

Iceni Website (external website)

  • Anglia Care Trust provide a Drug and Alcohol Recovery Outreach Service (DAROS) across the county, helping the most vulnerable in our community gain access to support and treatment. Anglia Care Trust also provide the STARS service (Supporting treatment, accommodation and recovery in Suffolk) which offers intensive support to people accessing treatment for drug and/or alcohol issues, and have struggled to maintain a tenancy in the past. 

Anglia Care Trust Website (external website) 


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