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Achieve Trafford Substance Misuse Service

GMMH work with users of all substances, including alcohol, new psychoactive substances (NPS) and performance and image enhancing drug users. They offer a wide choice and range of services to promote recovery and meet the needs of children, adults and their families. The service provides personalised care plans which ensure the right treatment is offered at the right time and in the right place. GMMH work closely with the following partner organisations:

  • The Big Life Group – provide assertive outreach community engagement, self-help and place based integrated working.  They deliver eTherapy, mindfulness, motivational interviewing, mentoring support and other low level psychological interventions.


  • Salford Royal NHS FT – lead on the development of the hospital based High Impact User Service and the alcohol care team. Surveillance is used to identify individuals with frequent hospital attendances linked to substance misuse.  Assertive outreach is provided to the cohort of most frequent attenders to reduce harm and stabilise lifestyle. SRFT provide leadership in the development of integrated pathways and information sharing across Trafford General and Wythenshawe.


  • THOMAS (Those on the Margins of Society) - provide specialised, abstinent residential accommodation incorporating structured, evidence-based daily group work and 1:1 mentoring.  They support service users to access learning programmes, opportunities and work experience.


  • Great Places Housing Group - lead on the development of partnership arrangements to establish a wide range of housing provision and facilitate access to accommodation for drug and alcohol users across Bolton, Salford and Trafford (BST).  They provide floating tenancy support to individuals who are at risk of losing their tenancy including help with bills, advocacy and debt advice.


  • Early Break – The Specialist Young People and Family service provides the accredited family therapy ‘Holding Families’ programme across BST. They offer age-appropriate and evidence-based interventions, and training for front line staff in agencies working with young people at the highest level of risk.


  • Intuitive Thinking Skills – provide accredited educational programmes aimed at re-skilling individuals facing barriers (drugs/alcohol, criminal record, mental health, long term unemployment) to gaining sustained and meaningful employment.


  • Salford CVS, Bolton CVS and VCAT – deliver the Achieve Recovery Asset Fund which offers grants of up to £5,000 to fund projects which support those recovering from drug and alcohol addiction (please see:

Who to contact

0161 358 0991

Where to go

Name of Venue
Trafford Drug Service
Venue Address
Chester Road
Old Trafford
M16 9HD

When is it on?

Days & Times
Opening times: Monday - Friday 9-5, late night Thursdays 7pm

Who is it for?

From 25 years
Supporting People With
Substance misuse

How to use this service

Referral Required?
Referral Details

The AIM: Trafford team accepts referrals from any source, including self-referrals. If you feel you need support, advice or help with your alcohol or drug problem then please get in touch with our team.  If you’re a family member or carer who needs support, please contact the service and we can discuss what help is available.

Cost Information

How accessible is this service?

Further Details


Last updated date:
17 September 2018


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