Drug and Alcohol Service - Reading

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How we can help

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We are here to provide support and guidance to anyone who wants it.

We will spend time listening to you so we can understand your needs. Then, we'll work with you to agree a suitable plan. We have a range of options to support you, including detox services, health assessments, needle exchange and peer-led activities.

Find us

  • 127 Oxford Road
    Reading RG1 7UU
  • There is limited 2-hour parking available in the service between from 08:00 - 18:00, permits are required outside of these hours.

Contact us

Phone: 0118 955 7333

Fax: 0118 900 7883

Opening times

  • Monday09:30 - 19:00
  • Tuesday09:30 - 17:00
  • Wednesday13:00 - 17:00
  • Thursday09:30 - 19:00
  • Friday09:30 - 17:00

Advice and support

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We can offer one-to-one support as well as peer-led activities and groups.

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You can get harm reduction advice at our needle exchange.

Your first visit

There is always a member of the team in reception to greet you, we'll sign you in, on your first visit we will take some personal details and talk with you about your reasons for coming to see us.

What to bring to your first appointment

You just need to bring yourself along to your first appointment. If you have a trusted loved one/friend you'd like to bring along then please feel free to do so. If you're comfortable they can accompany you to your appointment or they can wait in our reception area.

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"The service has supported me 100% and has always reinforced the positives. Thank you for being there for me. I couldn't have done it without the right support behind me."