Drugs and alcohol

Support services

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.

Inclusion Visions – adult substance misuse service

: 0300 303 1018

: visions@mpft.nhs.uk

Inclusion Visions Thurrock

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'.

Wize-Up, Thurrock – young people's substance misuse service
The Old Court House, Orsett Road, Grays, RM17 5DD

: 01375 376 111

: thurrock.wize-up@cgl.org.uk

Website: Wize-Up, Thurrock

Other support

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.