Drugs and Alcohol

Open Road

Open Road aims to empower individuals, families and communities in their journey of recovery from the harmful effects of drugs, alcohol and other addictions.

Telephone: 01206 369 782

Facebook: @OpenRoadUK

Twitter: @open_road

Website: www.openroad.org.uk

Essex Specialist Treatment and Recovery Service

Essex Specialist Treatment and Recovery Service have introduced a new way of delivering care to substance misusers in the community under which all services users will be looked after by one of a number of new specialist teams.

Website: https://eput.nhs.uk/our-services

Rehab 4 Addiction

Rehab 4 Addiction provide speedy admissions into residential rehabs across the United Kingdom and internationally.

Telephone: 0800 140 4690

Website: www.rehab4addiction.co.uk

Drinkaware Online Tools & Apps

Online trackers and apps from Drinkaware to help you avoid harm from alcohol.

Download from: www.drinkaware.co.uk


Drinkline runs a free, confidential helpline for people who are concerned about their drinking, or someone else’s.

Telephone: 0300 123 1110

Phone lines are open weekdays 9:00 to 20:00 and 11:00 to 16:00 on weekends.

Talk to Frank

If you have a problem with drugs Talk to Frank for friendly, confidential drugs advice.

Telephone: 0300 123 6600

Text: 82111

Website: www.talktofrank.com

Email: frank@talktofrank.com

Drug and Alcohol Team North East Essex (NEEDAS)

NEEDAS is a joint health and social care team that provides assessment, detoxification, care planning, residential referrals, counselling and support for those with drug and/or alcohol or other substance misuse problems.

Telephone: 01206 287250

Website: www.tendringdc.gov.uk

Futures in Mind

Futures in Mind is a service designed for people from across Essex who are looking for support with recovery from mental health problems and/or substance and alcohol misuse. We have peer support groups and befriending services available across the area.

Telephone: 01376 316126

Website: www.futuresinmind.org.uk

Email: fim.enquiries@futuresinmind.org.uk

Living Well Essex - Alcohol and Substance Abuse

A site providing advice and information on alcohol and substance abuse.


One You Days Off - Mobile App

The One You Days Off app is a simple and easy way to track the days you drink alcohol and the days you don’t.

Download from: Google Play: One You Days Off

Download from: iTunes: One You Days Off

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

Telephone: 0800 9177 650

Website: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Email: help@aamail.org