What is ARA’s Community Recovery Service?
ARA’s Community Recovery Services are based in central Bristol, providing support for people who want to become abstinent from problematic drug and alcohol use.
Services comprise of structured treatment and supported housing designed to support clients on their recovery journey.
The Community Recovery Service incorporates two structured treatment programmes:
The Preparation Service is for individuals preparing to become abstinent. Groups are run on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Individual 1:1 keworking and Education, Training and Employment workshops are included as part of the programme. This stage can last up to 12 weeks.
The Structured Treatment Programme is recovery orientated for individuals abstinent from drugs and alcohol. The programme is 5 days a week and includes group therapy, workshops, assignments, and 1:1 counselling sessions. Clients are provided with lunch and regular refreshment break
How can I access this ARA service?
- Every applicant is assessed for their suitability for either service
- Open to all men and women
over 18 years of age
- Living in Bristol
- Individuals receiving prescriptions and/or community detox;
- Individuals motivated to consider abstinence.
Structured Treatment Service
- Individuals who are drug and alcohol free;
- Individuals who want to maintain abstinence whilst they remain living in the community