Partner's News: Aspire’s services remain open

Tuesday 21st April 2020

Partner's News: Aspire’s services remain open

A Doncaster service that supports the recovery of people with an alcohol and/ or drug problem is reminding residents that its services are open during the Coronavirus outbreak.

Aspire Drug and Alcohol Service, which is run by Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust (RDaSH) in partnership with registered charity the Alcohol and Drug Service (ADS), is urging people to continue to seek support if they are worried about their own or someone else’s alcohol or substance issue.

Located at Sinclair House and Rosslyn House, 37 Thorne Road in Doncaster, the service is open Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm (excluding Bank Holidays). The team at Aspire also continue to provide a telephone, virtual group, online and digital help and support service for those who want to address or reduce their alcohol and drug use. There is also access to a wide range of services which include initial assessments, advice from a specialist worker, to more complex treatment packages and needle exchange.

Stuart Green, Service Manager for Aspire Drug and Alcohol Service, said: “The key message is that our town centre bases at Rosslyn House and Sinclair House are open. I would encourage anyone who is experiencing alcohol or drug related problems to get in touch by phone to access the support that they need.”

Tim Young, Chief Executive of ADS, said: “It is important for people’s health and wellbeing that they continue to use our services for vital information, support or treatment for their alcohol or substance problem.”

Aspire provides a range of professional, self-help strategies, inpatient detox and rehabilitation to support people in recovery from drug and/ or alcohol related problem.

During the Covid-19 outbreak Aspire has temporarily changed the way it provides some of its services and people are encouraged to contact the team for support.

If you or someone you know is experiencing drug or alcohol issues and want to talk to someone in confidence please visit  www.aspire.community, or ring 01302 730956.

 

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