Change Grow Live – health and social care charity

Southampton Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service (DARS)

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Change Grow Live Southampton offer free and confidential drug and alcohol support, advice and interventions to adults through their recovery journey.

We provide a welcoming, open access service for Southampton residents who are experiencing difficulties with drugs and / or alcohol.

We work with people who are using any type of substance, including: alcohol, opiates, stimulants, cannabis and new psychoactive drugs. We provide a variety of different services to support individual needs.

We can help non-dependent drug users, individuals who work and need to be seen at weekends or in the evenings as well as dependent drug users in need of prescribing or more intensive treatment.

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.

Referral

If you would like to refer yourself or someone else to the service you can:

Call us on: 02380 717171 

Email us at: southampton@cgl.org.uk

Visit the service at: 2 The Carronades, New Road, Southampton, SO14 0AA

We look forward to hearing from you.

We Provide:

  • Open access
  • Outreach
  • Needle exchange
  • Harm reduction advice and information
  • Care coordination, assessment, review, monitoring throughout treatment
  • Substitute prescribing
  • Ambulatory and community detox
  • Community based clinical support from our service doctors, nurses and healthcare assistants (including testing and vaccinations for blood borne viruses)
  • Inpatient detox and rehabilitation
  • Brief and extended psychosocial interventions
  • Family and carers support
  • Access to peer support via AA, NA, CA, SMART Recovery and online support via Breaking Free Online
The Carronades
2 New Road
Southampton
Hampshire
SO14 0AA
United Kingdom

Please note this phone line is only available Monday - Friday.

02380 220995
  • Monday: 9.30am – 4.30pm
  • Tuesday: 9.30am – 4.30pm
  • Wednesday: 1pm – 4.30pm
  • Thursday: 9.30am – 7.30pm
  • Friday: 9.30am – 4.30pm
  • Saturday: 10.00am – 4.00pm

Drop in - Monday to Friday only: 9.30am – 12.20pm and 1.30pm – 3.30pm