Alcohol & Substance Misuse

 

Spectrum/CGL

18 Station Road
Watford
Hertfordshire
WD17 1JU

01923 222889
Out of hours: 0800 6523169

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Recovery services across Hertfordshire with a team that includes doctors, recovery nurses, recovery workers, social workers, counsellors, complementary therapists, volunteers and peer mentors.

Offering:

Health Clinic:
• Advice.
• Screenings.
• Vaccinations.

Needle Exchange.

Talking Therapy:
• To understand addiction.
• To make changes for a healthier life.

Prescription of Medical Detoxification and Alternative Medication.

Support and Advice.

Counselling, Rehabilitation & Mentoring.
 

Cost: free to access.

Eligibility Criteria: individuals who need support with their drug or alcohol use.

Referral Procedure: self-referral by phone, email or drop in from 2pm to 4pm every day except Tuesday and Saturday.


Alcoholics Anonymous

Various locations in Watford, search on website for closest group

0800 9177 650
help@alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope to help themselves and others to recover from alcoholism.

Offering:

Open Meetings: for individuals and families hoping to solve an individual drinking problem or helping someone else with theirs.

Closed Meetings: limited to alcoholics who know they have a problem and would like to achieve stable sobriety.
 

Cost: free to access.

Eligibility Criteria: those with current or historic misuse of alcohol.

Referral Procedure: no referral necessary.


Cocaine Anonymous

Various locations in Watford, search on website for closest group

0800 6120225

A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope to help themselves and others to recover from their addiction.

Offering:

Online Meetings in which individuals may share their experiences with each other d help each other towards recovery.

VOIP meetings for audio only communication between recovering addicts.

Open, Closed and gender specific face-to-face meetings.

Online information available for users.
 

Cost: free to access.

Eligibility Criteria: current or historic misuse of cocaine and other mind altering substances.

Referral Procedure: no referral necessary.