Spectrum Drug and Alcohol Recovery Services

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How we can help

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We believe everyone can change.

We will help you set and achieve your goals. We'll listen to your needs and tailor your care plan to you. We have a range of options available to support you. 

Find us

  • The service is a 5 minute walk from Hertford East train station and directly opposite to the Tesco Superstore on Ware Road.

  • Yeomans Court
    Ware Road
    Hertford SG13 7HJ

Opening times

  • Monday 09:00 - 17:00
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 12:30
  • Thursday 10.00 - 17:00
  • Friday 09:00 - 17:00
  • Saturday 11:00 - 14:00

Contact us

We always welcome new people, so please get in touch if you are interested in getting help from us or you’d just like to ask some questions. Feel free to bring someone with you on your first visit.

Phone number: 0800 652 3169

Email: [email protected]

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What's on

  • Mon

Monday

Time
Activity
13:00

SMART Recovery meetings focus on addictive behaviour, not the substance itself. You will concentrate on the present and future to set goals. We don't focus on the past, we only look ahead.

14:00

This is held at the service.

14:30

There is limited numbers at this session so please speak to your keyworker for information.

Tuesday

Time
Activity
13:00

This course will give you the things you need to get started on your journey to a better life. It will help you understand what change means to you and increase your motivation.

Wednesday

Time
Activity
10:30

Once you’ve made a positive change in your life, you want to maintain your new lifestyle. This course will help you to grow as a person.

10:30

EBI means extended brief interventions. This group will support you by motivating you before you start your recovery. We will help you understand the recovery process and help you to start it. It's in a group setting so you'll be with people in a similar situation to you.

Thursday

Time
Activity
15:00

This course will give you the things you need to get started on your journey to a better life. It will help you understand what change means to you and increase your motivation.

18:00

This course will give you the things you need to get started on your journey to a better life. It will help you understand what change means to you and increase your motivation.

18:00

This group is for carers.

Friday

Time
Activity
10:00

EBI means extended brief interventions. This group will support you by motivating you before you start your recovery. We will help you understand the recovery process and help you to start it. It's in a group setting so you'll be with people in a similar situation to you.

 

12:00

EBI means extended brief interventions. This group will support you by motivating you before you start your recovery. We will help you understand the recovery process and help you to start it. It's in a group setting so you'll be with people in a similar situation to you.

 

13:30

SMART Recovery meetings focus on addictive behaviour, not the substance itself. You will concentrate on the present and future to set goals. We don't focus on the past, we only look ahead.
 

13:30

When you graduate from the Foundations of Life course, you’ll have everything you need to go on and live a happy and fulfilled life.

Saturday

Time
Activity
12:00

SMART Recovery meetings focus on addictive behaviour, not the substance itself. You will concentrate on the present and future to set goals. We don't focus on the past, we only look ahead.
 

11:00

This is held at the service.

Sunday

Time
Activity
19:00

This is held at the service.

Advice and support

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Alcohol

We offer alcohol screening, advice and access to detox.

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Drugs

Our needle exchange has harm reduction advice and blood-bourne virus testing.

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Support for others

We have groups for family, carers and affected others. You'll meet people who are going through a similar thing to you.

Your first visit

When you visit the service for the first time, a member of staff will greet you in reception. They will help you to sign in and talk you through what will happen next. We have tea, coffee and water available. There's also information on other support services that you can take home with you. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask the person at reception. 

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“It hasn’t always been easy and of course I’ve had my doubts.

Everyone in recovery has their little tricks or things that work for them, and for me it’s knowing that I can always go back to drinking again if I want to. That might sound strange, but it means that I’m making a choice – that I have a choice – and that I am in control of myself and my future. For me, that’s really important.”

- Quote from someone who used the service