Posted on 21 November, 2023

ADS has turned 50! And we’re inviting you to come and celebrate with us. ADS is the oldest alcohol and drug charity in Greater Manchester, set up in 1973 by a concerned other. Since then we have achieved a lot: we have been vocal campaigners around addiction to prescription medication, deliverers of the empowering Bridging…

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Recovery Coaching Volunteering Opportunity – Deadline Extension – 4th January

Posted on 24 November, 2022

We have an exciting volunteering opportunity with ADS.  We are looking for new volunteers to become qualified Recovery Coaches to support our participants.    We are offering…  Full training to become a Recovery Coach with our friends at the Recovery Coach Academy  Training is fully funded (get the details here https://rcacademy.kartra.com/page/RCP)  Volunteering opportunities with ADS…

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Recovery Coaching Volunteering Opportunity – Deadline 21 October

Posted on 10 October, 2022

We have an exciting volunteering opportunity with ADS  We are looking for volunteers to become qualified Recovery Coaches to support our participants.    We are offering…  Full training to become a Recovery Coach with our friends at the Recovery Coach Academy  Training is fully funded (get the details here https://rcacademy.kartra.com/page/RCP)  Volunteering opportunities with ADS including recovery…

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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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