Drug and Alcohol Services - Camden

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Last updated: 24 September 2020

The way you get support from us might be different for a while, but we are still here. 

You can speak to us on our free, confidential helpline number: 03330150674. It's open on Monday and Thursday from 9:00 - 20:00. On Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday it's open from 9:00 - 20:00. 

You can also speak to us online.

  • We are now posting all prescriptions to your chosen pharmacy. If you're worried about anything at all, please give us a ring on 020 7485 2722
  • We're sorry to say that our groups aren't going to be running for a while. However, we will be setting up groups via Skype and Zoom over the coming weeks. 
  • We won't be having appointments at the service for a while. Instead, they'll be on the phone or over Skype. We'll be in touch with you if you have already booked an appointment. 
  • Our opening hours haven't changed.

You might be feeling anxious and unsure about everything that’s happening right now. It’s OK to feel like that. Give us a ring and we can support you with things like:

  • Information on how to get the right support while self-isolating.
  • What to do if you drink every day and are experiencing alcohol withdrawal symptoms.
  • Mutual aid support links (Zoom groups, online recovery tools).

Find the latest information on coronavirus on our information pages or the NHS website.

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How we can help you

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We will support you to take control of your life.

Our service is free and confidential. We can help anyone living in Camden or Kilburn who is experiencing problems with drugs.
 

Our Recovery Workers can help you whether you have a dependency or you are just looking to make some changes and stay safe and healthy. 
 

We can help with a range of substances including opiates, stimulants, cannabis and new psychoactive drugs.

Contact us

 

Referrals

If you would like to refer yourself or someone else, you can call, email or visit our service in person.

 

Webchat

If you have a question or you're worried about something, we’re here for you. Our online chat service is free and you'll be speaking to a trained worker. 

Speak to us online

Opening times

Our service is open access - this means you can come along and register with the service during the times listed here.

  • Monday09:30 - 12:00 and 18:00 - 21:00
  • Tuesday09:30 - 16:30
  • Wednesday09:30 - 16:30
  • Thursday09:30 - 20:00
  • Friday09:30 - 16:30
  • Saturday11:00 - 14:00
  • SundayClosed
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Your first visit

When you visit the service for the first time, a friendly member of staff will greet you in reception. If you have an appointment, please let us know and we'll tell your Recovery Worker you have arrived. 

Feel free to bring a friend, family member or support worker with you.

If you have any specific needs please don't hesitate to let us know before you come, just give us a call on 020 7485 2722.

Introduction session

We have an introduction to treatment session every week where you can find out about the programmes on offer and ask any follow-up questions.

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Treatment options

We have lots of treatment options to support you. This includes:

  • Counselling
  • Group work
  • Art therapy
  • Online courses
  • Medically assisted treatment
  • Onward referrals to a range of specialist services
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Support for family and friends

It's hard when you are worried about your family member or loved one. We will support you and listen to how you are feeling. We can also offer support sessions for couples and families.

Our courses and regular groups

    • Foundations of Recovery

      The Foundations of Recovery Programme involves preparing for a recovery journey, learning how to set and achieve goals, developing motivational skills and building recovery capital.

      • Cannabis group

        This is a focused support group for people who use cannabis. The group explores the psychological and physiological effects of cannabis. It helps you develop strategies for managing cravings and managing the social implications of not smoking. It can also help you build positive support networks and develop plans to reduce or stop smoking, and avoid starting up again.

        • Crystal meth and G support group

          Weekly drop-in sessions where you can get advice and information on how to stay safe if using Crystal Meth or GHB/ GBL. Provides an opportunity to meet like-minded people with shared goals.

          • Intuitive Recovery

            Accredited educational programme giving you skills and tools to recognise and control your addictive desires and to take responsibility for your choices and behaviours.

            • Peer Mentor programme

              Accredited training for people with experience of drug issues and who want to help others achieve recovery.

            Our locations

            We have two locations in London. You can go to either location - at your assessment, you can decide which one would work best for you.

            Camden

            • We are a short walk from Camden Town tube station and Camden Road overground station.

            • 184 Royal College Street
              London NW1 9NN

            Kilburn

            • We are a short walk from Kilburn tube station.

            • 210 Kilburn High Road
              London NW6 4JH