If you or anyone you know in Thurrock needs help with a drug, alcohol or so-called 'legal high' problem, these services offer support.
The following services are based in Grays town centre but serve the whole of Thurrock. All services are free and confidential.
Inclusion Visions - adult substance misuse service
Inclusion Visions provides an open access 'walk in' advice and information service for anyone needing help with a substance misuse problem. Staff offer one-to-one support for more severe problems, along with complementary therapies, referral to psychological therapies and other services.
Adults who have severe or dependent problems with drugs, alcohol or wrongly-called 'legal highs' can get:
- substitute prescribing
- referral routes to detoxification
- community or residential rehabilitation
There is also a needle exchange service on site.
: 0300 303 1018
Wize-Up - young people's substance misuse service
Wize-Up is a team of experienced workers that specialises in supporting children and young people under the age of 18, and their families, across the Thurrock area.
Wize-Up offers confidential advice, information and support to help young people cut down or stop using substances such as drugs, alcohol or wrongly-called 'legal highs'.
: 01375 376 111
Website: Wize-Up, Thurrock
If you are currently in treatment or have been in the past, you can meet up with others for support. There are mutual aid groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anoymous and Cocaine Anonymous and groups for families affected by drugs such as Families Anonymous.
For more information, go to NHS One You: drink less and Alcohol Change UK.