Halton Integrated Substance Misuse Service is a fully integrated substance misuse service offering rapid and open access to assessment and treatment for people experiencing problems with drugs and/or alcohol, promoting recovery from addiction and dependence.
Recovery services include:
- Syringe exchange
- Health screening including vaccination for BBV
- Harm reductions
- SMART mutual aid groups
- Foundations for Recovery – therapeutic group
- Alcohol group work (EBI)
- Opiate replacement prescribing
- Breakfast clubs
- Shared care
- DIP programme DRR, ATR and TOA
- Build recovery in the community – various groups and activities i.e allotment group
- Peer mentoring
- Community detoxification for alcohol and opiate
- Access to inpatient detoxification and rehabilitation
- VIDA holistic therapies
- Carer and Family group
All options are available for both community clients and those entering treatment through the criminal justice system.
Make an appointment
Halton Integrated Recovery Service operates an open access assessment system. This means that you can walk through our doors Monday to Friday from 11am – 2pm and be assessed for treatment.
If you require additional support to attend treatment or would like an appointment outside of our open access times, please contact our telephone number to discuss further.
Can’t attend your appointment?
We appreciate that at times, you may not be able to attend your planned appointment. Where possible, giving plenty of notice, you should contact your Recovery Co ordinator to rearrange to a more suitable day and/or time. Our telephone number is 0151 422 1400 and outside of office times, will divert to our 24-hour phone line support.
Halton Integrated Recovery Service is split across two locations:
Aston Dane, Waterloo Road, Widnes, WA8 0QR
1st Floor, 75 High Street, Runcorn, WA7 1AF (above Lloyds bank)
If you require disabled access to the Runcorn site please call 0151 422 1400 and we will arrange an alternative suitable venue. There is disabled access at the Widnes site.
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