Roads Bristol - Alcohol & Drugs Misuse Support Service

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Roads Bristol - Alcohol & Drugs Misuse Support Service 

Those with substance abuse problems in the Bristol area can access help through Bristol ROADS (Recovery Orientated Alcohol and Drugs Service).  

ROADS was Commissioned by the Bristol City Council. They've partnered with [ 1] 

  • Bristol Drugs Project (BDP). 
  • Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust 
  • DHI (Developing Health & Independence) 

If you need advice and support, you can start with the DHI website [2]. You can learn more about ROADS services on their website.  

Drugs in Bristol 

Bristol is the second-highest drug-dependent city in England [4]. Alcohol use is also prevalent [5]. Drug and alcohol use is widespread among adults and young people. For instance, Bristol University is known for illegal drugs use [6]. 

Bristol Roads Project - DHI - Service Overview 

Roads in partnership with DHI offers the following drugs services: 

They also provide drop-in sessions in their DHI community recovery hubs [7]. You can access their services during their opening hours. Out-of-hours assistance Is also available [8]. 


What is Bristol Drugs Project? 

The Bristol drug project gives free, confidential support and services to adults and young people [9]. 

Service BDP provides [10]: 

  • Assistance. 
  • Support to loved ones. 
  • Professional guidance. 

You can access BDP via self-referral. You can drop in as no appointments are necessary. You can also make a professional referral either in-person, phone, or in writing. 

BDP Contact information 

  • Telephone: 0117 987 6000 
  • Email: 
  • Website: 

Opening hours 

  • Monday to Friday: 9am – 8pm 
  • Saturday: 10am – 5pm 

Eligibility for the BDP 

People seeking support and advice for substance misuse. 

Mental health drugs and alcohol abuse support 

BDP provides drug/alcohol abuse support and mental health care.  Check out the Bristol mind site to learn more [11]. 

Other support centres 

You can google the following centres to learn more. 

  • Alcoholics Anonymous 
  • Narcotics Anonymous 
  • Cocaine Anonymous 
  • Marijuana Anonymous 

You can dial emergency 999 for emergency help. Check out the Bristol drugs project website for a better translation or to learn more [12].

Original text contributes to a better understanding of the free treatment options available.  

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About the author

Laura Morris

Laura Morris is an experienced clinical practitioner and CQC Registered Manager with over twenty years experience, over ten of which have been as an Independent Nurse Prescriber.

She has held a number of senior leadership roles in the substance use and mental health sector in the NHS, the prison service and in leading social enterprises in the field.

Last Updated: February 13, 2024