Frequently Asked Questions
What services are available for me?
It all depends on what you are looking for. If it concerns with substance misuse
you can contact:
14-16 Bold Street, Warrington, Cheshire, WA1 1DL
Tel: 01925 415176 / Fax: 01925 413300
Out of hours Single Point of Contact Drug Advice Help Line: 07919 558644
An integrated drug treatment service providing a full range of treatment options
to those affected by drug use whatever the drug that is being used. It offers a
full spectrum of support from advice and information (open access and drop in service)
through to medical and psychological treatment and access to residential rehabilitation.
The service is confidential and treatment is tailored to meet the needs of the individual.
Pathways offers: specialist advice and information; needle exchange
and health promotion; psycho social and medical assessment; testing for blood borne
viruses; vaccinations for Hepatitis B; medical interventions including methadone
and buprenorphine prescribing; community detoxification; GP shared care; action
planning, care coordination and key work; group work including relapse prevention;
referral and assessment for residential rehabilitation and detoxification; Drug
Intervention Programme, supporting substance users involved in the criminal justice
system; harm reduction and abstinence based treatment; life skills training.
Holly House, 73 Sankey Street, Warrington. WA1 1SL
Tel: 01925 405040
TTP offers rehabilitation programmes based around the 12 step alcoholism and addiction
treatment modality, which has been proven over 7 decades to be a highly effective
method for identifying and resolving issues, to progress from addiction to recovery.
To find out if this is the programme for you TTP suggests that you ask yourself
the following questions:
- Do you live in Warrington?
- Do you want to stop the chaos?
- Can you spare the time for a “brand new life”?
- Do you need to repair relationships and start getting on with people?
- Do you want a fulfilling career and job prospects?
TTP offers a permanent recovery; a chance to realise your potential; guaranteed
confidentiality; support from qualified counselors 7 days a week; immediate assessment
within 24 hours; a chance to regain your confidence and self-esteem; access to education
to learn new skills; opportunity to start a new career.
4 Museum Street, Warrington. WA1 1HU
Tel: 01925 428465 / Fax: 01925 651174
In Warrington ADS is funded by the NHS and offers support to individuals with an
alcohol addiction. ADS Mission Statement is “To promote a better and more
sympathetic understanding of alcohol and drug related problems, to study their causes
and effects and undertake and cooperate with all relevant agencies in the prevention,
treatment and aftercare of those affected by alcohol and drug misuse.”
Wednesday & Friday: 7.30 pm at James Lee House, Brick Street, Warrington. WA1
Monday: 7.30 pm at YMCA, 3 Winmarleigh Street, Warrington. WA1 1NB
National Helpline: 08457 697555
A supporting service aimed at individuals who want to recover and abstain from alcoholism.
There are no fees and it is self-supporting through members contributions.
- Monday: 8 pm at Eric Moore Health Centre and Hollins Park Hospital, Hollins Lane
- Tuesday: 7.45 pm at Brooker Centre, Halton Hospital,Runcorn
- Wednesday: 8 pm at Bold Street Methodist Church, Warrington
- Friday: 8 pm at Oakwood Community Centre, 62 White Walk, Oakwood, Warrington
- Saturday: 8 pm at the Methodist Church, Padgate Lane, Padgate, Warrington.
- Sunday: 12.30 pm at Oakwood Community Centre, 62 White Walk, Oakwood, Warrington.
How can I access the services?
You can access the services yourself (self-referral) or you can ask any professional
working with you to refer you to the services (e.g. GP, nurse, Probation, key-worker,
Where can I get 'clean works'?
Pathways offer a needle exchange service. It can be accessed on Monday, Wednesday
and Friday from 9 am to 5 pm. On Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 10 am to 12
There are some Chemists in Warrington that also provide clean needles. For their
names and addresses please contact Pathways (01925 415176).
Do I have to be on a script to access services?
No, you do not have to be on a script to access services. Anybody who needs advice,
support or any treatment can access the services mentioned above.
Is there any support for stimulant users?
You can get support from Pathways to Recovery and from the local NA group.
For more information about cocaine use please go to www.cauk.org.uk
You can also get support from NA (information as above).