Drug and alcohol support services for adults

We offer a wide range of support, whether your aim is to stop drinking or using drugs altogether, or just to cut down.

Addiction Recovery Community (ARC) Milton Keynes 

ARC Milton Keynes is for adults living in, or who have a GP in, Milton Keynes who are at any stage of difficulties with drug, alcohol or gambling addictions. The service includes:

  • physical health checks, advice and information on reducing harm
  • access to specialist detoxification and rehabilitation programmes
  • specialist psychological interventions and groups
  • pharmacological treatments to manage withdrawal cravings etc.
  • needle exchange
  • access to the Problem Gambling Clinic

For more information and to access this service 

Support, Advice, Mentoring and Advocacy Service (SAMAS)

SAMAS is run by Community Led Initiatives and works to support long term recovery for individuals through its support, advice, mentoring and advocacy service. The service helps individuals to identify their strengths and creates a mentorship cycle which allows the people who benefit from the service to lead in its development and day to day running. 

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Drug and Alcohol Family Support (DAFS)

DAFS is a caring support group created for parents and family members of loved ones suffering from drug and/or alcohol addiction. The group is run by volunteers, all of whom have lived experience of dealing with an addicted loved one.

It offers:

  • A secure, closed Facebook group D.A.F.S - Drugs and Alcohol Family Support - Milton Keynes
  • Weekly meetings where family members can share their thoughts and feelings in a safe space with full confidentiality and in a non-judgemental environment. The group meets on alternating Monday and Tuesday evenings from 7:30-9pm, in Willen (please note attendance is by prior arrangement and invitation only).
  • Fortnightly meetings in Wolverton on Monday evenings from 7:30-9pm (from 27th June 2022)
  • We also have a regular evening group meeting in Bedford

For more information and to access this service