Sheffield Alcohol Support Service (SASS)
Sheffield Alcohol Support Service (SASS) is a local charity providing information, advice and support to people concerned with their own or someone else's drinking. Their services include:
Alcohol Recovery Community (ARC)
ARC is a peer support service helping people to get through all recovery stages, whatever stage of their recovery they are at. The service covers all aspects of a person's recovery be it their physical or mental health, lifestyle, well-being or family involvement. ARC offers a range of approaches including: drop-in groups; structured SMART recovery® groups; sober social activities; recovery coaching and mentoring; healthy lifestyle activities; and 1-2-1 Support.
Families Together is a partnership project aimed at helping families meet the needs of their children and/or in which there are significant safeguarding concerns. They visit families mainly in their own home and support is provided through intensive, brief interventions.
All referrals to access the service have to be made by the child's social worker or family support worker but you can contact them get further information or discuss the most appropriate way to seek a referral.
Residential rehab provides care/support for residents who have alcohol-related problems. 10 individual rooms (across two houses) are available for men and women who would benefit from an alcohol-free environment and structured residential programme to address their alcohol use.
The rehab programme focuses on key areas to aid residents' recovery and maintain abstinence through a programme of one-to-one and group sessions based on cognitive behavioural (CBT) and solution focussed approaches.
More information is provided on their separate website http://rehabsheffield.org.uk/
Waypoint (formerly SASS Training) offers a range of courses, both accredited and non-accredited including Drugs and Alcohol Awareness, Counselling Skills, Motivational Interviewing and Brief Interventions for Alcohol. They can also design and deliver bespoke training packages for organisations.
More information is provided on their separate website http://waypoint-training.org.uk/
Drink Wise, Age Well
SASS are part of the Drink Wise, Age Well partnership aiming to improve health and well-being for people aged 50+ at risk of alcohol dependency.
Street: 646 Abbeydale Road
Postcode: S7 2BB