How and where to get help from
Who is eligible for support?
In order to access drug and alcohol treatment you must live or be homeless in Camden or be registered with a Camden GP.
How can I access support?
Please make contact with your local service depending on what your primary support needs are:
020 3317 6000
This service is able to support complex drug users.
020 7485 2722
This service is able to support non-complex drug users.
020 3227 4950
This service is able to support primary alcohol users.
If you are unsure what service to contact please call one of the services above who will be able to put you in contact with the right service depending on your needs. If you don’t feel you are able to contact the services yourself please contact social services or ask your GP, a relative or friend to phone for you.
Lower My Drinking
Lower My Drinking is an online self-assessment tool that will recommend a tailored intervention based on the results of your self-assessment. If your results identify that you may be at increased or higher risk it may recommend you access the Lower My Drinking brief intervention app (Google Play and App Store). The app can support you to track and reduce your drinking to within 14 units a week or less through scientifically proven tools.
To take the self-assessment use the link below. It is free for Camden and Islington residents.
To access the app please search for ‘Lower My Drinking’ in the App or Google Play Store or you use the below links.
SHP Recovery & Service User Involvement
You can also access recovery support and service user involvement initiatives through SHP. For more information about the service please make contact, 020 7520 8660, https://www.shp.org.uk/camden-recovery-islington-aftercare
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textphone: 020 7974 6096
fax: 020 7974 6704
If your circumstances change before someone contacts you and you think you need urgent help then please contact us by phone on 020 7974 4000 or 020 7974 4444 out of office hours.