Addiction Recovery Help

(Recovery.org.uk)

Address
Theobald Street Elstree, Herts
WD6 4PJ
Phone
0203 553 0324
Details
Drug, alcohol, addiction rehab finder, free advice including NHS and private options, treatment counsellors. Services cover most of the UK, including Camden.

Al-Anon Family Groups

(Includes Alateen)

Address
61  Great Dover Street
London
SE1 4YF
Phone
020 7403 0888 (Helpline)
Fax
020 7378 9910
Details
Offers understanding and support for families and friends of problem drinkers, whether the alcoholic is still drinking or not. Ring for details of local meetings, which include 'Alateen' meetings for young people.

Phone
0800 9177 650 (national helpline)
Details
Confidential helpline open 365 day-a-year 10am-10pm. For people who have a drinking problem and who want to stop drinking and remain abstinent. The website has a directory of local groups. (The details shown here were taken from the organisation's website).

Address
32a  Wardour Street
London
W1D 6QR
Phone
0207 833 1674
Fax
020 7287 1274
Details
Provides information and support exclusively to lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgendered people on alcohol and drugs. Weekly drop-in with ear acupuncture, complementary therapies, referrals to counselling and other services. Provides education workshops. Offers training and consultancy to generic substance misuse agencies on improving access…

Address
Hunter Street Health Centre 8 
Hunter Street
London
WC1N 1BN
Phone
020 3317 6767, 020 3317 6757.
Fax
020 7813 8744
Details
'Prescriptions' for books can be given to patients suffering from common emotional problems. The books are suitable for adults with mild-moderate problems who feel they would like to try a self-help approach. At present, most publications are in English, but there is a small range…

Address
85-87,  Bayham Street
London
NW1 0AG
Phone
0207 3633 2609
Details
Breathe- Your new free and confidential stop smoking service Stopping smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health, and the health of your family. How you choose to stop smoking is up to you – we are here to help…

Camden 184

(One Eight Four. Run by CRI. Also known as Camden DAIS Community Drugs Project)

Address
184  Royal College Street
London
NW1 9NN
Phone
020 7485 2722
Fax
020 7485 4026
Details
Open access drop-in facility. Assessments, individual support, key-working, counselling. Assertive outreach, needle exchange, harm minimisation advice and information, group work. Alternative therapies are available. Nurse. Housing advice, access to training, education and employment. Child-minding service to clients available on request.

Camden Aftercare Service

(Also known as Single Homeless Project Camden Aftercare Service SHP Camden Aftercare and Social Inclusion Service)

Address
245  Gray's Inn Road
London
WC1X 8QY
Phone
020 7520 8682
Fax
020 7837 7498
Details
Helping people to access training, education and employment opportunities, get involved in activities and volunteering, maintain recovery from substance misuse and develop social skills and self esteem. Structured day programme (the Fuchsia programme), events and one-to-one support. IT drop in at the Margarete Centre to…

Camden Alcohol Service

(CAS Run by CRI under contract to Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust)

Address
7-8,  Early Mews, Arlington Road
London
NW1 7HG
Phone
020 3227 4950
Fax
020 7530 4585
Details
Provides information and advice on alcohol related problems. Key work sessions, group work and complementary therapies area. Group work includes relapse prevention, alcohol awareness and relaxation. Referrals to detox and residential programmes available.

Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust Advice and Complaints Service

(Formerly the Patient Advice and Liaison Service PALS and the Complaints Service)

Address
4  St Pancras Way
London
NW1 0YT
Phone
020 3317 3117
Fax
020 7530 3735
Details
Provide information about mental health and substance misuse services in Camden and Islington. Investigate concerns and complaints about services that are provided by Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust.

Camden Frontline Forum

(Drug and Alcohol User Involvement Group)

Address
Conference Hall St Pancras Hospital

St Pancras Way
London
NW1 0PE
Phone
020 3355 7113
Details
For current and ex- users of drugs and alcohol services in Camden. Supported by VoiceAbility. Monthly forum to give feedback, experience and expert knowledge in the area of drugs and alcohol. 

Camden Health Improvement Practice

(Formerly Camden Pathways Practice, merged from Camden and Islington Drug Services Primary Care Unit and Primary Care for Homeless People)

Address
Margarete Centre 108 
Hampstead Road
London
NW1 2LS
Email
Phone
020 3182 4200
Fax
020 3317 6364
Details
Provide a range of medical services for homeless people and those with substance misuse problems living in Camden. Also give advice and information on finding health care (registering with a doctor), benefits and housing advice.

Camden Recovery Peers

(Formerly the Camden Recovery Champions)

Address
245  Gray's Inn Road
London
WC1X 8QY
Phone
020 7520 8682
Fax
020 7837 7498
Details
Volunteer Recovery Champions run weekly Recovery Groups across Camden Drug and Alcohol Services. The Recovery Groups provide peer support and information about services for people in recovery from alcohol and substance use issues.

About Local Offer
Camden Safety Net (Camden Council)

(Also known as Independent Domestic and Sexual Violence Advisory Service)

Address
5 Pancras Square c/o Camden Town Hall,  Judd Street
London
WC1H 9JE
Phone
020 7974 2526
TextPhone
07814 671427
Fax
020 7974 3660
Details
Camden Safety Net provides services to survivors of domestic abuse and/or sexual violence as well as to children affected by violence. Camden Safety Net provides services to survivors and their families who live, work or study in the London Borough of Camden. Camden Safety Net…

Camden Specialist Drug Services

(CSDS Formerly known as South Camden Drug Services)

Address
The Margarete Centre 108 
Hampstead Road
London
NW1 2LS
Phone
020 3317 6000; NHS Switchboard: 020 3317 3500.
Details
Offers a comprehensive range of drug treatment services for drug users and their families. Includes specialist multidisciplinary assessment, treatment (including referral for in-patient detoxification and rehabilitation) and counselling, including on-site dispensing and supervised pharmacy dispensing programmes. Offers liaison services for local GPs, hospitals and Mental…

Address
3rd Floor Crowndale Centre
218 
Eversholt Street
London
NW1 1BD
Phone
020 7974 1893
Details
Recruits volunteers from the local community to be trained as mentors for young offenders or young people at risk of offending or antisocial behaviour. Mentors are matched with a young person on a one to one basis and provide them with support, assistance and guidance…

Address
First Floor, Orange Zone in the Margaret Pyke Centre Mortimer Market Centre
Capper Street
London
WC1E 6JB
Details
CLASH provides free sexual health services for sex workers, homeless people, drug users, Black Asian and Minority Ethnic people (BAME) and men who have sex with men (MSM).

Address
Basement 58a 
Birkenhead Street
London
WC1H 8BB
Phone
020 7833 8626
Fax
020 7833 8626
Details
Helps problem gamblers to stop gambling and to recover from their addiction and its effects with a Christian approach. Provides information, advice and support services which include counselling, money advice and group meetings to pathological gamblers and their relatives and friends.

Address
London E2 9WF
Phone
0800 612 0225 (Freephone Helpline)
Details
Offers help and advice on dealing with addiction to cocaine and all other mind altering substances. Offers a programme based on the 12-step Alcoholics Anonymous model. Meetings in various venues in London, including a number in the Camden/Kentish Town area.

Address
352-358,  City Road
London
EC1V 2PY
Phone
020 7278 8671 (24 hours), 020 7843 1640 (Admin)
Fax
020 7278 0807
Details
Residential service for drug and alcohol users who are in crisis and live in London. Services include telephone advice and support, and assessment and admission to a specialist residential crisis intervention service. The maximum stay is 21 days. If admission is not appropriate, staff will…

Phone
0800 8803 153
Details
Dear Albert is a social enterprise which specialises in peer mentoring and making recovery more visible by bringing together existing resources. We have close links with peer support fellowships such as Smart Recovery, NA, AA and work in close collaboration with statutory funded drug and…

Phone
0300 123 1110 (Mon-Fri 9am-8 pm and weekends 11am-4pm)
Details
Free and confidential helpline giving information, advice and referrals to local services to anyone concerned about their own or someone else's drinking or alcohol misuse. Does NOT give individual medical advice, formal counselling or treatment. (The details shown here were taken from the organisation's website).…

Drug and Alcohol Support Service

(Formerly the Get Together Social Club and the High and Dry Social Club)

Address
London Irish Centre Murray Street
London
NW1 9XB
Phone
020 7916 2222
Fax
020 7916 2638
Details
Alcohol and drug free social club. active service user participation using the star model approved by Camden. Learning opportunities. Advice on health. Signpost to advice on welfare benefits service available in London Irish Centre. Sandwiches and tea/coffee. Board games, quizzes, guest speakers as requested by…

Eaves

(Formerly Eaves Housing for Women)

Address
Unit 2.03 Canterbury Court
1-3, 
Brixton Road
London
SW9 6DE
Phone
020 7735 2062
Fax
020 7820 8907
Details
Charity supporting vulnerable women who have experienced violence. Carries out research, advocacy and campaigning to prevent all forms violence against women. Offers advice sessions, support groups and learning opportunities for women. Scarlet Centre drop-in centre provides advice and support to women affected by homelessness, rape…

Families and Partners Support Service

(Also known as Camden Alcohol Service Families and Partners Support Service or CRI Families and Partners Support Service)

Address
7-8,  Early Mews, Arlington Road
London
NW1 7HG
Phone
07500 859 708, 020 3227 4950
Fax
020 3227 4959
Details
Help for people affected by someone else's drug or alcohol use. One-off meetings or short term counselling. Advice and information given.

Address
Charlotte Despard Avenue London
SW11 5HD
Phone
0845 1200 660 (Helpline-Low rate), 020 7498 4680 (Office)
Fax
020 7498 1990
Details
Self-help fellowship of families and friends of drug users and those with related problems. Based on the 12 step programme of Alcoholics Anonymous. 50 groups meet weekly in various parts of the UK. Helpline staffed by volunteers.

Phone
020 7234 9940
Details
Londonwide charity providing a range of services for people with substance misuse problems. Based in Southwark. (The details shown here were taken from the organisation's website).

Foundation66 New Roots Drug and Alcohol Service

(Formerly Rugby House ARP New Roots Drug and Alcohol Service)

Address
1st Floor 7 
Holyrood Street
London
SE1 2EL
Phone
0800 019 0563, 020 7940 7102
Fax
020 7357 6712
Details
One to one help for drug and alcohol users and their families. Support, counselling and referrals. Workshops and education programmes. Runs sessions in health centres, community centres and mental health day services. Somali engagement group.

Foundation66 Young Peoples Alcohol Service

(Formerly Rugby House ARP Young Peoples Alcohol Service)

Address
68  Newington Causeway
London
SE1 6DF
Phone
07906 284856
Fax
020 7278 8747
Details
An outreach service that delivers alcohol awareness sessions to schools and youth projects in Camden. Uses forum theatre where the young person acts out their experiences to find more positive outcomes. One to one sessions are available on request.

Phone
0800 776600 (24 hour helpline)
Details
National helpline for information and advice on drugs.

About Local Offer
FWD Drug and Alcohol Services for Young People in Camden

(Also known as Forward Young Persons Substance Misuse Team)

Address
Vadnie Bish House 33-43, 
Caversham Road
London
NW5 2DR
Phone
020 7974 4701
Fax
020 7974 3184
Details
Multi-agency team offering advice and support services including medical and mental health assessments to young people whose lives are affected by the use or misuse of drugs or alcohol.

Phone
020 7384 3040
Details
Local weekly self-help meetings contact helpline for details. (The details shown here were taken from the organisation's website).

Green Light Wellbeing Centre

(Formerly known as the West Euston Health Promotion Centre)

Address
138  Drummond Street
London
NW1 2PA
Phone
020 7387 3233
Fax
020 7387 3233
Details
Health promotion centre running West Euston Healthy Community Project activities including, a range of groups and talks for Bengali and English-speaking people on health, diabetes etc. Women's health walks on Thu at 10.30am and men's health walks on Thu at 11am. Contact for other for…

Address
11  Warwick Street
London
W1B 5NA
Phone
020 7434 1622
Fax
020 7287 1368
Details
Training on sexual health and HIV. Free lunch and creche.

Address
The Crypt Holy Cross Church
Cromer Street
London
WC1H 8JU
Phone
07958 078005
Details
User-led club for people with a self-declared problem with alcohol or drugs. Members are not admitted if it is thought that they might have used alcohol or drugs during the day.

Help4Addiction

(Help for Addiction)

Address
Northside House Mount Pleasant
Barnet, Herts
EN4 9EE
Phone
0330 088 9518
Details
Alcohol and Drug Addiction 24 hour Helpline. Works in the fields of alcohol, drug and gambling addiction, counselling, stress, anxiety and rehabilitation. Offers an independent addiction advice service throughout the UK. 

Holy Cross Centre

(Also known as The Crypt)

Address
Holy Cross Church Cromer Street
London
WC1H 8JU
Phone
020 7278 8687
Fax
020 7713 5818
Details
Drop-in sessions for vulnerable people. This is a dry centre; people who have had a drink or taken illicit drugs on the day will not be admitted. UK Online computer training sessions for people with mental health or ongoing health needs. Time-banking.

Hopscotch Asian Womens Centre

(Also known as Hopscotch Asian Womens Centre Approved Care Provider Camden Council)

Address
50-52,  Hampstead Road
London
NW1 2PY
Phone
020 7388 8198; 020 7380 1019 (Homecare service).
Fax
020 7388 5457
Details
Services include: welfare rights advice, Mon-Wed 10.30am-3.30pm; housing advice (provided by Central London Law Centre), Fri 10.30am-1pm); immigration advice (provided by Central London Law Centre), alternate Fri 1.30pm-3.30pm; domestic violence drop-in, Thu 9.30am-12.30pm; Bangladeshi learning disability advocacy, Mon-Tue 9am-5pm, Wed 9am-12.30pm; contributory needs assessment, Tue-Wed…

Integrated Camden Alcohol Service

(iCAS Formerly known as Camden Specialist Alcohol Treatment Service CSATS)

Address
7-8, Early Mews
Arlington Road
London
NW1 7HG
Phone
020 3227 4950
Details
Confidential out-patient service offering advice and treatment. Assessment, community detox and individual counselling.

Address
50-52,  Camden Square
London
NW1 9XB
Phone
020 7916 2222
Details
Provides culturally sensitive support services to Irish people. Day centre provides luncheon club for pensioners. Facilities for hire for social, cultural and training activities. Projects include elders outreach, befriending, and volunteering. The Advice and Outreach  Service provides advice on welfare rights. housing/homelessness, priority debt, access…

Address
Unit 34 New House 67-68 
Hatton Garden
London
EC1N 8JY
Phone
020 3553 0661
Details
Providing addiction advice and treatment.

Mind in Camden REST (Recovery Experience Sleeping Pills and Tranquillisers) Service

(Formerly known as Mind in Camden Minor Tranquilliser Support Service)

Address
Barnes House 9-15, 
Camden Road
London
NW1 9LQ
Phone
020 7241 8980 (REST Manager)
Fax
020 7485 0842
Details
Service offers a drop-in, weekly support group, one-to-one counselling and GP advocacy for those experiencing difficulties with tranquillisers and sleeping pills.

Address
202  City Road
London
EC1V 2PH
Phone
0300 999 1212 (24 hour Helpline)
Details
Self-help groups run for and by recovering addicts. Over 220 meetings run every week in London, many in Camden. Only requirement for membership is the desire to stop using drugs.

Address
68  Chalton Street
London
NW1 1JR
Phone
020 7388 5560 (Admin), 020 7388 5570 (Youth Work), 020 7388 5580 (Advice Resettlement and Outreach)
Fax
020 7388 5848
Details
Day centre for young homeless people. Offers advice, resettlement work and information. Social area and activities including gym, art workshops, music, drama, sports, peer education programme and women's and men's groups. Provides education, employment and training advice, and advocacy and representation in court. Primary Health…

Address
68  Chalton Street
London
NW1 1JR
Phone
020 7388 5560
Fax
020 7388 5848
Details
Working on the streets of Camden and Islington with young people and female sex workers. The team works with rough sleepers, women in the sex industry and people with multiple needs. Provides a resettlement drop-in at Holloway prison and escorts young people and women to…

North Camden Drug Services

(Also known as Response or North Camden Substance Misuse Service)

Address
Daleham Gardens Medical Centre 5 
Daleham Gardens
London
NW3 5BY
Phone
020 3317 6400
Details
Offers a comprehensive range of drug treatment services for drug users and their families in north Camden. Includes: specialist multi-disciplinary assessment, treatment (including referral for in-patient detoxification and rehabilitation) and counselling, including supervised pharmacy dispensing programmes, primary health care. Also have information on needle exchange…

P3 Camden and Brent Link Worker Service

(Based at P3 Navigator Kilburn, formerly Kilburn Youth Centre)

Address
Navigator Kilburn 12-22, 
Kilburn High Road
London
NW6 5UH
Phone
020 7328 7172
Fax
020 7372 1764
Details
Advice, information and support services for young people, including: support whilst waiting to access services; referral on to appropriate local services; support to access benefits; liaison with housing benefits; help engaging with mental health services (where appropriate); support accessing drug/alcohol services; providing practical help and…

P3 Navigator Kilburn Advice Service

(Formerly known as Kilburn Youth Centre Advice Service)

Address
Navigator Kilburn 12-22, 
Kilburn High Road
London
NW6 5UH
Phone
020 7328 7172
Fax
020 7372 1764
Details
Free and confidential advice centre for young people. Advice available on employment, welfare benefits, debt, education, sexual health, drug and alcohol misuse, housing, homelessness and careers. Sexual health clinic and free condom distribution, young people's counselling service, Sessions offering personal development projects combined with leisure…

Phone
020 7974 6533
Details
Can provide information on local pharmacies and other substance misuse services taking part in a scheme to hand out sterile injecting equipment free of charge to drug users in Camden, and a list of safe disposal sites for used equipment.

Rehab Online

(Rehabonline)

Details
Rehab Online is a directory of residential rehabilitation services for adult drug and/or alcohol misusers in England and Wales. It will give you information about these services, whether you are a member of the public, a professional or a service user. (The details shown here…

Safer Streets Team (Camden Council)

(Formerly known as Camden Street Services Team)

Address
140-142  Kings Cross Road
London
WC1X 9DS
Phone
020 7833 7970 Freephone: 0808 8000005
Fax
020 7837 6810
Details
The commissioned outreach service for the Council, targeting rough sleepers, street drinkers, beggars, street-based sex workers and street-based drug users. Aims to reduce the social impact of these groups on local areas and also to address the social exclusion of the current street population and…

Address
Faith House 11 
Argyle Street
London
WC1H 8EJ
Phone
020 7837 5149
Fax
020 7278 9928
Details
Street work with sex workers and people who misuse alcohol and drugs. Small selection of books available for marginalised, at risk and vulnerable people (Telephone for details of this service).

Address
21 Tottenhall
Ferdinand Street
London
NW1 8EX
Phone
020 7267 0009, 07897 204142
Fax
020 7267 0009
Details
Outreach work with young people. Seeking premises for a young Somali people's social centre. Particularly concerned about the use the drug Khat. Run a Supplementary School at St Pancras Community Centre, 30 Camden Street, NW1, Sat 10am-3pm. Also run a homework club Sat-Sun, for children…

Address
264  Pentonville Road
London
N1 9JY
Phone
020 7833 3440
Details
Short term focused intervention, information and advice, counselling, group support, alternative therapies.

Address
2-5,  Birkenhead Street
London
WC1H 8BA
Phone
020 7841 7140
Fax
020 7841 7159
Details
Hostel for single homeless people, including those who have been sleeping rough and who have additional support needs, including mental health problems, drug and/or alcohol problems and a history of offending. Maximum length of stay 2 years.

Address
Basement Office 40 
Mornington Terrace
London
NW1 7RS
Phone
020 7387 9116
Fax
020 7383 7618
Details
Supported housing for women with mental health/dual diagnosis (drug/alcohol dependency) support needs.

Phone
0300 123 0144
Details
Londoners can visit https://www.stopsmokinglondon.com/ or call the Stop Smoking London helpline on 0300 123 0144 for free support and advice.

Address
E3 3 
Bradbury St
Dalston
N16 8JN
Phone
02075031330
Details
Studio Upstairs is a working arts community for people in mental and emotional distress and those in drug and alcohol recovery. We provide our members with space to make artwork, artistic resources and therapeutic support. The studio grants a safe social space where, in the…

Thames Reach Spectrum Centre

(Also known as Thames Reach Spectrum Specialist Day Service)

Address
6  Greenland Street
London
NW1 0ND
Phone
020 7267 4397
Fax
020 7482 6339
Details
Offers a comprehensive range of services and structured sessions that can support people on harm reduction techniques, relapse prevention, housing advice and benefits, health issues and access to education, employment and training.

Address
32a  Wardour Street
London
W1D 6QR
Phone
020 7437 3523
Fax
020 7287 1274
Details
Offers advice, information, counselling and referrals to people experiencing problems with their own or somebody else's drug use. Also carries out detached youth work, training and education on drug-related and HIV/AIDS issues. Shiatsu and auricular acupuncture.

Address
134-136,  Seymour Place
London
W1H 1NT
Phone
020 7569 5900
Fax
020 7569 5919
Details
Provides health, housing and education services for rough sleepers in the Westminster area. Canteen for breakfast and lunch, showers, laundry, clothing store, luggage storage, mail collection. On-site Homeless Health Team, mental health support services, accommodation advice, jobs and benefits advice, drugs and alcohol support and…

Address
19  Thayer Street
London
W1U 2QJ
Phone
020 7935 6179
Fax
020 7487 3965
Details
Provides several social work services including Katherine Price Hughes Approved Premises and Highbury Counselling Centre, both in Islington but drawing referrals across borough boundaries, including Camden. Runs the West London Day Centre based in Westminster. Also organises the Wednesday Club for single homeless people at…

Women@the Well

(Women at the Well)

Address
WC1H 8BB
Phone
020 7520 1710
Fax
020 7278 4538
Details
Drop-in support service, showers, laundry, food/hot meals, clothing, advice (including legal advice), leisure activities, counselling, training and volunteering opportunities.