Battle Against Tranquillisers (BAT)

http://bataid.org/
Helpline: 0117 9663629
Email: support@bataid.org

Description of service

Confidential line providing information and support for people who take prescribed or illicit drugs of addiction and withdrawal, such as Benzodiazepines, Z drugs (‘sleeping pills’), Gabapentinoids, Opioid painkillers. The line has an answering machine facility 24/7. If there is no one available outside core hours (10am-4pm) callers are advised to leave a contact number and a BAT worker will call back. Can signpost to support organisations in other areas. Further support includes advocacy and support groups serving South Gloucestershire, North Somerset, Bristol and Bath.

Key Focus

Support for people who take prescribed or illicit drugs of addiction and withdrawal

Age Range

All ages

Opening Times

Dedicated helpline: Mon, Wed, Fri 5.30pm-7.30pm
answerphone facility 24/7

Area Of Operation

Whole of UK

Referral Method

Self referral, GP, Healthcare professionals

Registered Charity Number

1056508