Resources

Here you can find links and downloads regarding several topics.

Local Self-help/Addiction Support Groups Narcotics Anonymous

NA is a 12 step self-help group for individuals who have a drug problem, or who think they may have a drug problem.

There are no dues or fees and the only requirement for membership is a desire to stop using drugs.

It doesn’t matter what type of drugs you used, street drugs or prescription or both.

If you feel that you may have a problem with drugs and would like to attend a meeting, then visit:

http://nanorthernireland.com/Meeting?place=Down 

Which will tell you where you can find your nearest meeting.

If you would prefer to talk to an NA member on the phone first, then please feel free to telephone the NA information line. The N.A. information line is manned every night from 7.00 to 10.00 pm and it is staffed by volunteer NA members.

Whether you require general information or are struggling with a drug problem, please feel free to call on 07810 172 991

Gamblers Anonymous

Gamblers Anonymous is a Fellowship of men and women who have joined together to do something about their own gambling problem and help other compulsive gamblers to do the same. The group use the same 12-step approach as Alcoholics Anonymous.

A local group has been set up in Newcastle for anyone who needs support to combat this problem. This is a closed group and only open to those who have a gambling problem.

Meetings are held every Tuesday evening at 8.00 pm in the MYMY House, 19 Dundrum Road, Newcastle BT33 0BG

For further information please email: ganewcastlecodown@gmail.com

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is an organisation of men and women who share their experiences with each other hoping to solve their problems and help others to recover from alcoholism.

Local meetings:

Newcastle; meetings held twice a day 12.30pm and 8.30pm every day Monday to Sunday

Castlewellan; meetings Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8.30pm

Kilkeel; Sunday and Tuesday at 8.30pm

for a full list of meeting venues throughout Northern Ireland please click on the following link:

http://www.alcoholicsanonymous.ie/Information-on-AA/Find-a-Meeting

For further information please contact;

Phone: National Helpline: 0845 769 7555 / Enquiries: 028 9035 1222

Website: http://www.alcoholicsanonymous.ie/Home

Al Anon

Someone else’s drinking can affect your life – be it a relative or friend, male or female. Whatever your relationship to the drinker, whatever your story, Al-Anon can help.

Al-Anon Family Groups hold regular meetings where members share their own experiences of living with alcoholism. Al-Anon does not offer advice or counseling, but members give each other understanding, strength, and hope

Helpline : 028 9068 2368 for details.

Local meetings in Newcastle are held every Tuesday at 8.00pm in the Presbyterian Church Hall, Valentia Place, Newcastle.

Unless otherwise stated, Al-Anon meetings are held every week.

Directory of services to help improve mental health and emotional wellbeing

This directory list the names, numbers and web addresses (where applicable) of organisations that offer services to help improve mental health and emotional wellbeing. Where possible, additional information has also been provided, such as email addresses and contact details within the South Eastern  Health and Social Care Trust area.

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