ADS Volunteer Blog Post

Posted on 3 May, 2022

By Adele, ADS Volunteer   Working for ADS One Recovery has been a positive experience, from gaining new knowledge in the addiction and recovery process to helping hundreds of people who contact us for help, even if it’s just for someone to point them in the right direction. Some individuals contact us in deep despair,…

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International Women’s Day 2022

Posted on 8 March, 2022

Every year, across the world we celebrate women’s achievements on International Women’s Day. It’s a time when we can reflect and be grateful for the women who have shaped our society, and those who have helped us in our personal and professional lives. Taking place on 8 March, the theme of this year’s awareness day…

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Manchester’s Oldest Addiction Charity Seeks Trustees

Posted on 1 February, 2022

ADS (Addiction Dependency Solutions) will be 50 next year and seeks new trustees to help with our mission supporting individuals and their families dealing with addiction. ADS believes in a people not substance focused approach and has a successful track record helping individuals and their families develop strategies for coping with the challenges of addiction…

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New Website Launch

Posted on 15 October, 2021

Introducing our new website! Here you will be able to understand your own drinking and drug use, access a way of assessing the impact it may be having on your life and get advice, guidance or signposting to appropriate support.

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NEW FUNDING FOR FAMILY SERVICE IN STAFFORDSHIRE

Posted on 6 August, 2018

We are pleased to announce that in partnership with Staffordshire County Council we have been awarded £1.89m from central government to deliver an integrated family support service across Staffordshire. The Intensive Family Support Service (IFSS) works with families where parental substance misuse is causing significant concern to the extent where consideration is being given to…

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Binge Drinking

Posted on 19 March, 2018

On Wednesday 14th March 2018 Chris Judge, Strategic Development and Innovation Director spoke with ITV about binge drinking, it’s history, how to deal with peer pressure and the dangers of drinking to excess. If you are in one of our service areas and are concerned about the amount you drink or worried about a loved one,…

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ADS responds to West Midlands Drug Policy Recommendations

Posted on 16 February, 2018

This week saw the Police and Crime Commissioner for West Midlands, David Jamieson release recommendations for local drug policy. Following a consultation summit eight recommendations were outlined in an effort to further reduce harm and crime locally: • Diverting people away from the Criminal Justice System • Regional Drug Interventions Programme • Heroin Assisted Treatment…

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CQC success for Bury

Posted on 23 January, 2018

The drug and alcohol service, One Recovery Bury has received a glowing report from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) who independently monitor, inspect and regulate services to ensure they meet fundamental standards of care and quality. The inspection of Addiction Dependency Solutions’ (ADS) service, One Recovery Bury took place in November and though the CQC…

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Alcohol Awareness Week – Bereavement

Posted on 15 November, 2017

Alcohol in the family This week is Alcohol Awareness Week, with a focus on Alcohol and Families. We have picked a theme for each day to share facts and information about the impact and harm alcohol can have on relationships and families. Bereavement Losing someone you love and care about is one of the hardest…

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Alcohol Awareness Week – CRAFT

Posted on 14 November, 2017

Alcohol in the family This week is Alcohol Awareness Week, with a focus on Alcohol and Families. We have picked a theme for each day to share facts and information about the impact and harm alcohol can have on relationships and families. CRAFT Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) is a programme we offer across…

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