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Newcastle Integrated Psychosocial, Recovery Support and Care Coordination Service

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Newcastle Integrated Psychosocial, Recovery Support and Care Coordination Service is a free and confidential drug and alcohol service for adults in Newcastle Upon Tyne.

The service is the first point of entry to substance misuse services in Newcastle. We provide a number of treatment options aimed at your specific needs. Working with CGL you can access information and advice and a dedicated recovery coordinator who will provide motivational interventions to help you find the motivation to stop drinking or using.

We deliver behaviour change interventions that can help you understand why you use substances and how to move away from using them. We can also provide interventions aimed at increasing your skills, knowledge and experience as well as increasing confidence and improving wellbeing. We can also provide support to access social networks, mutual aid, housing, employment and family support as well as volunteering opportunities.

How to contact us

We always welcome new clients, so please get in touch if you are interested in getting help from the service or you’d just like to ask some questions. Feel free to bring someone with you on your first visit.

We are based at Bridge View House, 15-23 City Road Newcastle. You can call us on 0191 2615610.


If you would like to refer yourself or someone else to the service you can call or visit the service in person.

We provide:

  • Psychosocial Interventions - one to one and groups
  • One to one key working
  • Assistance with housing, benefits and employment
  • Alcohol awareness course
  • Relapse prevention course
  • SMART recovery groups
  • Mindfulness group
  • Accupunture

Can’t make your appointment?

It’s really important that you let us know. Ideally please call us on 0191 2615610.

What do our service users say about us?

“Stop beating yourself up. You are a work in progress, which means you will get there, little at a time, not all at once."

What's on?

  • Monday: 11am - 12.30pm  - SMART
  • Wednesday: 6 - 7.30pm - SMART
  • Thursday: 9.30 - 11.30am - breakfast club
  • Friday: 11am - 12.30pm - SMART

Please call us or ask your Recovery Coordinator regarding times and venues of courses as some are on a rolling programme and require prior booking.

Where can I go for further support?

  • Harm reduction - 0191 2614719
  • PROPS (support for parents, carers, friends) - 0191 2263440
  • Changing Lives - 0191 2738891
  • Active Inclusion Newcastle (multiple exclusion) - 0191 2771707

The service is on City Road, just up from the Quayside.


Bridge View House
15-23 City Road
United Kingdom
0191 2221263

Monday: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday: 9am - 5pm
Wednesday: 9am - 8pm
Thursday: 9am - 8pm
Friday: 9am - 4.30pm