We offer a service to anyone over 18 living in Kirklees experiencing problems with alcohol or drugs. Our service includes support for individuals as well as children and family members impacted by someone else’s substance misuse.
This is a free and confidential advice and support service.
Everyone coming to us can expect to receive:
- A welcoming service which is focused on your individual needs.
- Access to advice, information, and a full assessment.
- Access to clinical and psychological services.
- Support with finding volunteering roles and employment
- Referral to other support services where relevant
When you've made the decision to get help with your drinking or substance use, our priority is to get you the personalised support you need.
A member of our access team can take your details over the phone or if you would prefer to speak to them in person you can drop into one of our hubs (see below for details). This will help our team understand your current levels of drinking or substance use and how we will be able to best support you.
Your recovery journey will be tailor made to your needs and level of drinking. If you are drinking dependently, you will be allocated a Recovery Coordinator and will see one of our nurses for an alcohol assessment. Depending on your needs we can support you through a detox either in your own home or at our community residential property, Windmill House.
Your recovery journey will be tailor made to you around the substances you are wanting support with. Depending on the substances you use we may be able to provide support for a community-based treatment either in your own home or at our community residential property, Windmill House.
You will be invited to attend meetings and workshops, either face to face or online. We offer a wide range of groups including peer-led support groups to courses that focus on the psychological aspects of your behaviour.
We have 2 hubs around Kirklees. Select your local area to find out opening times, travel details and specific services available.
Do you think you might be drinking too much?
We're here to support you with your levels of drinking. If you are concerned about how much you are drinking, please take our alcohol quiz. The quiz will take a couple of minutes to complete.
We will ask you how much you are drinking on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. We will also ask you about your behaviour when you drink.
At the end of the quiz we will provide guidance based on your levels drinking. This might include visiting your GP, contacting us or speaking to our online team.
Are you worried about your drug use?
Take our quick quiz to understand your drug use.
For this quiz, ‘drugs’ means non-medical drugs, or and prescription and over-the-counter drugs you’re using more than the instructed amount of. It does not cover alcohol or tobacco.
Your answers should only be about your drug use over the last 12 months.
When you’ve answered the questions, we’ll give you advice about drugs and what to do next. You can explore your options below.
How can I stay safe and healthy?
If you’re concerned about your drinking or drug use but aren’t sure what steps to take, you can find lots of information and advice on our website.
- Preventing relapse
- Peer support
- Alcohol treatment options
- Drugs treatment options
- Fentanyl and carfentanil
You can also download the Lower My Drinking app to get support and advice.