Better Lives

We provide free and confidential support if you would like to make changes to your drug or alcohol use in Islington

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309 Grays Inn Rd, Kings Cross, London WC1X 8QS

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28 King Henry's Walk, Mildmay Ward, London N1 4PB

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99-101 Seven Sisters Road, London N7 7QP

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This service is for you if:

  • you're 18 or over (if you’re under 18, please contact us)
  • you're living in Islington
  • you’re worried about either your drug and alcohol use or someone else’s

We're here to help

If you want to make a change to your drug or alcohol use our free and confidential  service can help you.

Phone us to speak to one of our trained experts. We’re here to help you – you can tell us as much or as little as you like. We’ll help you cut down or stop your drug and alcohol use.

We can help with:

  • One to one support and group programmes
  • Support to improve your mental and physical health
  • Methadone or buprenorphine prescribing and community alcohol detox
  • Needle exchange
  • Recovery community
  • Advice on benefits, housings and finances
  • Friends and family support

We can also help you with other problems which may have cropped up as a result of what’s going on. We are experienced people who won’t judge you, we are ready to talk and help you to get your life back to the way you want it.

We have doctors and nurses who work with us to make sure you’re kept safe. Complimentary therapists and psychologists are also available.

You can also talk to us, if you’re worried about someone’s else drug or alcohol use.

This is a partnership between Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust, WDP and Humankind.

Listen to That Alcohol and Drug podcast to find out more about the team and help answer some questions you may have.

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