ANA combines eclectic methods, underpinned by an abstinence based, non-denominational twelve step philosophy. Our programme is structured yet flexible and features increasing levels of choice and opportunity for self-learning.
Weekend family group
Structured visiting hours use of grounds, client lounge, private one to one room.Children will need to be supervised by visitors.
Lifetime aftercare service
In cases where clients leave treatment early, they are provided with directions or driven to the nearest station. Care managers/family are involved. Clients are asked to give an address to ensure they have a place to stay. ANA does all it can to avoid nighttime or evening discharges.
ANA provides a drop-in after care service, free of charge each thursday afternoon for clients who remain in the area. This has no time limit attached.
Sports, Games ,Visits ,Cooking classes ,Open days
Male and Female
A complete assessment of needs is linked to a summary of care plan from other services. GP involvement with medical reviews, individual treatment plan addressing substance misuse, taking a long-term perspective, inclusive of other services.
In general we do not accept schedule 1 offenders into our residential centres; however, a decision can be made in individual circumstances based on accurate, full and current information being provided so that a full risk assessment for the community can be undertaken. This also applies to arson convictions. Due to restrictions in the premises, deaf, blind and chronically impaired clients cannot be accepted.
Short term detox available for alcohol and heroin. Usually maximum of 10 days.
Clients are assessed either on site or by telephone. The assessment will gather information on drug and alcohol use, criminality, health issues, general information on family and children. Assessment takes about 50 - 60 minutes. On admission residents will be assigned a counsellor and buddy to help orientate them. Calls can be made to family then calls are restricted for one week. Residents will also be drug tested on arrival.
StreetScene provides prison assessments, telephone assessments and the opportunity for all assessments to visit the premises and meet the residents. Special dietary arrangements and spiritual needs will be made before arrival provided we have been made aware of the needs beforehand.
Clients who lapse will have their treatment contract reviewed and may be discharged or moved to one of our treatment houses. Violence is not tolerated. Constant breach of house rules could result in discharge