Alcohol & Substance Misuse

 

Narcotics Anonymous

Various locations in Watford, search on website for closest group

0300 9991212

An ongoing support network for addicts who wish to pursue and maintain a drug-free lifestyle. This includes a twelve-step program, including regular attendance at group meetings.

Offering:

VOIP meetings for audio only communication in which individuals may share their experiences with each other and help each other towards recovery.

Open and gender specific face-to-face meetings in which individuals may share and support each other.

Online information available for users.
 

Cost: free to access.

Eligibility Criteria: individuals with current or historic misuse of drugs or alcohol.

Referral Procedure: no referral necessary.


Al-Anon

St Andrew's Church Hall
Church Road
Watford
Hertfordshire
WD17 4PY

0207 4030888

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Support network for the partners/families of alcoholics. Watford group meets on a Tuesday at 20.00.

Offering:

Family Group meetings where members share their experiences of living with alcoholism.

Links to regular telephone and internet meetings for those who would rather not attend in person.

Meetings specifically for young people (12-17) who have been affected by another’s alcoholism.
 

Cost: free to access.

Eligibility Criteria: anyone who has been affected by another person’s alcohol use.

Referral Procedure: no referral necessary.


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Watford Advice Centre
St Mary's Churchyard
High Street
Watford
WD17 2BE

01923 239495

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Free and confidential counselling, coaching and other support to 10-25 year olds in Watford, Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted, Rickmansworth, South Oxhey and Borehamwood.

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: people aged between 11 and 25

Referral Procedure: self-referral only. Appointments can only be booked by the client themselves (except 11-13 year-olds whose parents can book appointments for them).