Early Intervention & Recovery Service - Stockport

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The way you get support from us might be different for a while, but we are still here. If you're worried about something, please get in touch. You can contact us on 0161 474 1343 or email us on [email protected].

  • While our hub is open 9:00 – 16.45 on weekdays, we are trying to limit the number of people coming in. We’ll do your appointment over the phone or on Skype or Whatsapp instead. If it's urgent, we can see you face-to-face.
  • If you need to make a referral, we are here to support you into treatment. Please get in touch with us.
  • We're currently running groups online. You can see the timetable here. Get in touch to find out how to join.
  • Our needle exchange is open from 9:00 – 16.45 from Monday to Friday. You can also get naloxone and sharps boxes.
  • We are offering needle exchange deliveries daily and it can be ordered to be posted to you. Give us a ring if you'd like us to deliver to you.
  • We are offering face to face and postal blood-borne virus testing, this can be arranged with your keyworker.

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

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

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How we can help

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We will support you.

We have two strands to our service. First, the Early Intervention Service. This is for people whose drinking or drug use is beginning to cause them problems. The second is our Recovery Service. This is for people who have reached their chosen goals and want ongoing support. We'll encourage you to be vocal about what you want from us, and we'll work with you to figure out what you want to achieve.

Find us

  • We are a 10-minute walk from Stockport Train Station or Bus station. We are on a direct bus route from Stockport town centre - there are various buses available from Mersey Square.

  • Cirtek House
    Higher Hillgate
    Stockport SK1 3QD
  • There is limited parking available on site. The nearest car park is Stockport Masonic Guild Hall.

Opening times

  • Monday 9.00 - 17.00
  • Tuesday 9.00 - 17.00
  • Wednesday 9.00 - 17.00
  • Thursday 9.00 - 17.00
  • Friday 9.00 - 17.00

Contact us

Phone: 0161 474 1343

Email: [email protected]


To refer yourself or someone else to our Stockport Early Intervention & Recovery Service, please email [email protected], or visit the Healthy Stockport website.


This is our online timetable. We're running these groups on Zoom. Please get in touch with your key worker if you'd like the info on how to join.

  • Mon



Join other people who use our service to discuss how you are feeling and set weekly goals.

This group is from 11:30 - 12:30



Join us for a session focusing on your health and wellbeing.

This is from 11:30 - 12:30



At this group, we'll look at how you can better manage your emotions and feelings.

This will be from 11:30 - 12:30.


Join us in the evening for support from people who use our service.

This will be from 18:00 - 18:30



Join us for a session that looks at how you can prevent relapsing.

This is from 11:30 - 12:30.



Join us for a session on meditation.

This is from 10:00 - 11:00


Join other people who use our service to discuss your plans for the weekend.

This will be from 11:30 - 12:30.

Advice and support

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We will support you to overcome the problems and issues that have affected you in life. 



We'll introduce you to local networks and recovery communities. 

Your first visit

When you arrive, you'll be greeted by a friendly member of staff. They'll help you make an appointment, go to your first group and drop-in session.

Our welcome session

At our welcome session, you'll be able to find out about the support we offer including our groups, events and activities. You can also ask any questions you might have about us.