New Hope drugs and alcohol service

Addiction is common and wherever you are and whatever your problem is, there are people who can help you.

New Hope provides a friendly, free and confidential service to anybody who is seeking help with a drug and/or alcohol addiction.

We run an 10-week rolling recovery day programme.

10 week recovery programme courses

Mindfulness

In our mindfulness course we discuss the difference between fact and thoughts or opinions. We also look at:

  • breathing techniques
  • relaxation techniques
  • looking at things from a different perspective
  • different states of mind
  • practicing mindfulness

Change

In this group we look at the stages of recovery. We look at:

  • the spiral of change
  • obstacles in your recovery
  • breaking negative thought patterns
  • the effects of stress and anxiety
  • myth busting and different perspectives
  • preparing for change
  • staying motivated

Staying safe

This group is about supporting you through relapse prevention and harm reduction. It focuses on:

  • triggers
  • ways to cope
  • reducing harm
  • relapse prevention

Foundations of recovery

In this group we look at:

  • setting goals
  • techniques for dealing with difficult situations
  • ‘a day at a time’ approach
  • community support

Thinking hope

In this group we look at:

  • motivation
  • decision making
  • keeping people safe
  • self esteem
  • gratitude

All about you

This group is all about you, helping you to take control of your physical and mental health so that you can build healthy relationships. It includes the concept of positive thinking and how this can improve your emotional wellbeing.

Other services available include:

  • acupuncture
  • alcohol support group
  • ATR group
  • breaking free online
  • family and friends support group
  • growing hope
  • Indian head massage
  • needle and syringe service
  • prescribing clinics
  • reducing offender behaviour group
  • recovery steps
  • substance support group

Opening hours

The building is open on a limited basis and the majority of services are being delivered remotely. 

The phone lines are open:

  • Monday to Thursday - 9am to 5pm
  • Friday - 9am to 4:30pm

Contact details

New Hope
Units 16/17 Market Street
Bracknell
Berkshire
RG12 1JG

Phone: 01344 312360
Email: new.hope@bracknell-forest.gov.uk

Other local services

Relate

Relate offers support and guidance face to face and over the phone. Under 18s can use Relateen.

Brooke House
54 High Street
Bracknell
RG12 1LL

Phone: 01189 876 161
Email: appointments@relateberkshire.org

Youth Justice Team

Bracknell Forest Council’s Youth Justice Team have a substance misuse worker on the team, among others who may also be useful.

Youth Justice Team
76 Binfield Road
Bracknell
RG42 2AR

Phone: 01344 354300
Email: youth.offending-service@bracknell-forest.gov.uk

Contact information

Drug and Alcohol Action Team

01344 312360
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