Drug and Alcohol Service - Cambridgeshire

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Last updated: 7 July 2020

The way you get support from us will be different for a while, but we are still here. We’ll do everything we can to help you stay safe. Things are changing quickly, so keep checking this page, Facebook, Twitter, and our national coronavirus info page for updates.

You can call us on 0300 555 0101 or email [email protected].

If your worker isn’t available, please give us a call on the main service number. We’re answering calls between 09:30 and 16:30 on weekdays, with out-of-hours/weekend callback.

Updates to the service:

  • Our service is running, but we have shifted to telephone-based support and appointments unless there are exceptional circumstances.

  • We are still taking new referrals.

  • Needle Exchange and Naloxone is available from all our hubs.

  • 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.

  • Our groups won’t be running as usual for a while but we are starting to set up some online groups – please call the service for details. You can also access Breaking Free Online (call the service for an access code if you don’t already have a login) and find online groups and support options on our coronavirus info page.

This info is correct as of 7 July 2020. The info below this section applies when the service is running normally. We know this is a difficult time, but it won’t be like this forever.

For now, the top of this page is where you can find the most up to date info. If you have any questions or you're worried about something, please get in touch.

Find the latest information on coronavirus from the NHS and GOV.UK.

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How we can help

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We have a friendly open-access approach.

This means you can walk into our service and get support. To make that first visit a little easier, you'll be greeted by a Peer Mentor. They've been through treatment with us, so they can give you first-hand advice. They'll be able to explain more to you about how the service can help you.

Find us

  • We are next to The Edge Café. 

  • Mill House
    Mill Road
    Cambridge CB1 3DF

Opening times

  • Monday - 9:00 - 13:00 and 16:00 - 20:00
  • Tuesday 9:00 - 17:00
  • Wednesday 9:00 - 17:00
  • Thursday - 9:00 - 17:00
  • Friday - 9:00 - 17:00
  • Saturday - 9:00 - 12:00

Contact us

Phone: 0300 5550101, option 1

Email: [email protected]

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What's on

  • Mon

Monday

Time
Activity
10:00

This is a chance for you to get an introduction to the service and learn more about what is available to you and how we can help.

This will be held on Zoom.

Meeting ID: 292 970 4605
Password: 0300

Tuesday

Time
Activity
11:00

Support surrounding drinking - we'll be discussing cravings, recovery skills and doing a wellbeing check in. This group is open to everyone.

It will be held on Zoom.

Meeting ID- 292 970 4605

Password- 0300

13:00

A safe place for women to discuss a range of topics. It'll help provide you with support and strategies to cope with your feelings.

This will be held on Zoom.

Meeting ID- 292 970 4605

Password- 0300

15:00

A tructured group following the Foundations of Recovery programme. This is a closed group. 

This will be held on Zoom.

Meeting ID- 292 970 4605

Password- 0300

17:30

A tructured group following the Foundations of Recovery programme. This is a closed group. 

This will be held on Zoom.

Meeting ID- 292 970 4605

Password- 0300

Wednesday

Time
Activity
11:00

A tructured group following the Foundations of Recovery programme. This is a closed group. This will be held at the service.

11:00

This group is will help you cut down or stop cocaine, cannabis, and amphetamine. You'll learn how to manage cravings, manage high risk situations, and improve your wellbeing. This is a closed course that lasts for 4 weeks.

This will be held on Zoom.

Meeting ID- 761 054 9358

Password-0300

14:00

A tructured group following the Foundations of Recovery programme. This is a closed group. 

This will be held on Zoom.

Meeting ID- 292 970 4605

Password- 0300

15:00

This is a support group for family or friends of people who use our service. This will be held on Zoom.

Meeting ID: 723 551 1005

Password: Talk

Thursday

Time
Activity
11:00

A tructured group following the Foundations of Recovery programme. This is a closed group. This will be held at the service.

14:00

At this group, you'll learn how to cope with risky situations, cravings and triggers. You'll learn how to reduce the likelihood of relapsing. This is an open group held on Zoom.

Meeting ID- 292 938 5191
Password- 0300

14:00

A tructured group following the Foundations of Recovery programme. This is a closed group. 

This will be held on Zoom.

Meeting ID- 292 970 4605
Password- 0300

Friday

Time
Activity
13:00

We meet for a socially distanced walk. We meet at the service. If you'd like to join, please text 07747 261167.

14:00

A tructured group following the Foundations of Recovery programme. This is a closed group. 

This will be held on Zoom.

Meeting ID- 292 970 4605

Password- 0300

15:00

EBI means extended brief intervenntion. It aims to support you in building pre-recovery motivation. This means you'll learn about the recovery process and how to start it. This is a closed grop that is held on Zoom.

Meeting ID- 292 970 4605
Password- 0300

15:30

This group is to help you reduce the harm if you're smoking or injecting heroin and/or crack. You'll learn how to reduce harm to yourself physically and emotionally. This meeting is held on Zoom.

Meeting ID- 782 771 4880
Password- 0300

 

Your first visit

We're an open access service. This means that you don't need an appointment, you can just come in. You'll be greeted by one of our Peer Mentors who can chat to you about how the service can help while you wait for your assessment.

Our welcome group

We have a welcome pod where newly assessed people can learn about what to expect and what's on offer at the service.

Advice and support

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Alcohol

Whatever your goal is, we will support you to achieve it.

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Drugs

You will get one-to-one support, counselling and have the opportunity to attend groups with people in similar situations to you.

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Support for others

It's hard when someone you love is struggling. We will help you learn how you can support them.

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