Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service - Gloucestershire

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Last updated: 14 April 2020

The way you get support from us might be different for a while, but we are still here. We’ll do everything we can to help you stay safe. If you're worried about something, please get in touch.

You can contact us on 01452 223 014 or email us on [email protected].

Updates to the service:

  • To help you stay safe, we are changing the way we prescribe medication for a while. Please take a look at our prescriptions info page to see what’s happening. If you have any questions about this, give us a call.
  • For now, we are doing all appointments over the phone. 
  • We're sorry to say that our groups aren't going to be running for a while. However, we are running smart recovery groups online on zoom. If you'd like to join, please contact [email protected].
  • You can still come to the hub for needle exchange and naloxone.

You can follow us on Facebook and Twitter for more updates.

Please visit our national coronavirus pages for the latest information, advice and support:

Find the latest information on coronavirus on the NHS website.


How we can help

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We want to support you to make changes in your life.

This might be reducing, controlling or stopping your substance use. Our support is non-judgemental - we are here to help you, whatever your situation. Once you have set your goals, we will help you achieve them.

Find us

  • The hub is a short walk from Southgate street, near the multi-storey NCP car park.

  • 41-43 Imperial Chambers
    Longsmith Street
    Gloucester GL1 2HT

Opening times

  • Monday 9:00 - 17:00
  • Tuesday 9:00 - 19:00
  • Wednesday 13:00 - 17:00
  • Thursday 9:00 - 17:00
  • Friday 9:00 - 17:00

Contact us

You can give us a call, email us or come along to the service in person. Scroll up to see our address.

Phone number: 01452 223 014

Email: [email protected]


Get social

Follow us on social media to see what's happening in the service and the community.

Advice and support

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If you want to get support with alcohol, there's lots of help available.

Everyone’s journey is different. The right treatment and care for you will depend on your experiences and your current situation.

Alcohol treatment options
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We can help you achieve your goals.

We will offer you support, advice and a variety of different treatment options. 

Drug treatment options
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Support for others

If you’re worried about someone else we can talk to you about the best way to support them.

Friends and family advice

Your first visit

When you walk through the door, you will see a friendly face. A member of our team will be more than happy to help you. You'll wait in our reception, where there are places to sit and leaflets to read.

Our welcome group

We run a welcome group for anyone who is new to the service. It's a chance for you to learn more about what we offer and how it could work for you.

You can ask questions about your treatment and care, and find out more about the service. 

What's on

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If you are new to the service, please come along to our welcome workshop. Here you can ask any questions you might have and meet some of our friendly staff. It's also a chance to get to know other people who are getting help from the service and might be in the same situation as you.


When you graduate from the Foundations of Life course, you’ll have everything you need to go on and live a happy and fulfilled life.

Our partner, Emerging Futures, runs this course.


These sessions are for anyone who wants to cut down or stop using cannabis.




If you are female and you are getting help from the service, please come along to our women's workshop. Here you can get to know people who may be in a similar situation to you. 


If you are experiencing anxiety issues you can come along to this group to get some support.


SMART is a self-management and recovery programme.


This is for people who are looking at their next step. This could be courses, volunteering, career advice or employment advice.


This is held at the service.


This is for people who are in day-time employment.



This is for people before they go into detox or rehab.


Supporting you to achieve your next goals.


This is for family and friends of service users who would like more information.



This is for people working towards controlling and reducing their alcohol use.


SMART is a self-management and recovery programme. 


This is to help you identify relapse patterns and preventative measures. 



This is for people who want to take steps towards change in their substance use.


This is for anyone looking for support and information.


This is for new people to ask questions about the service and find out more information.


This is facilitated by Emerging Futures.


This is facilitated by Emerging Futures.


This is an open session for anyone who would like acupuncture.