Drug Abuse

SUPPORT AGENCIES

If you are worried about your own, or a member of your family's drug use, our useful links and services can provide you with expert information, support and guidance on:

  • the health risks and dangers associated with drug abuse / misuse;
  • advice and tips on talking to your teenager about drugs;
  • local drug services;
  • support groups and services for addicts and for families, carers and friends of people affected by drug abuse.

Advice and information

Talk to Frank for information about drugs, their effects and the different options available for help and support.

Local services

Under 18? Contact the Warwickshire Young Persons Substance Misuse Service on freephone 08000 88 72 48 between the hours of 9am and 5pm. Please leave a message if your call isn’t answered – someone will get back to you.

18 or over? Contact the Recovery Partnership for drug and alcohol advice, information, treatment and support.

Nuneaton & North Warwickshire
37-38 Coton Rd
Nuneaton
CV11 5TW
Tel: 02476 641100
Fax: 02476 388060

Rugby
1 Regent Place
Rugby
CV21 2PJ
Tel: 01788 569582
Fax: 01788 562576

Stratford & South Warwickshire
Stratford Healthcare
Arden Street
CV37 6HJ
Tel: 01789 206770
Fax: 01789 417750

Leamington & Warwick
16 Court St
Leamington Spa
CV31 2BB
Tel: 01926 885000
Fax: 01926 435198

Coventry
8 Ironmonger Row
Coventry
CV1 1FD
Tel: 02476 630135
Fax: 02476 234686

Opening hours: Monday-Friday, 9.00am-5.00pm

Other useful services

Voices4Choices Voices4Choices run a user involvement and peer mentoring scheme for users of Warwickshire’s drug and alcohol services. They can be contacted on 02476 700356.

ESH Works ESH Works Ltd are an independent non profit making organisation providing mutual support for those addicted to or affected by alcohol, drugs or other dependencies in Warwickshire. We offer involvement and volunteering opportunities for people with personal experience of addiction who want to help us make a difference.

We run our mutual support groups and drop-in sessions around Warwickshire for people with addiction problems. We also run separate groups for families and friends who are affected by addiction.

Each of our centres offer the following sessions on the days shown in the location list.

Drop-in sessions - 12noon to 2pm Come and talk to people who have direct personal experience of addiction and recovery.

Addiction Mutual Support - 3pm to 4:30pm Mutual support for people with addiction problems.

Family Mutual Support - 6pm to 7:30pm Support for families and friends affected by addiction.

The locations and days for groups are:

Monday - Rugby
56 Regent Street
Rugby, CV21 2PS
Drop in – 12 noon to 2pm
Mutual Support – 3pm to 4.30pm
Family Mutual Support – 6pm to 7.30pm

Tuesday - Nuneaton
24A Coton Road
Nuneaton, CV11 5TW
Drop in – 12 noon to 2pm
Mutual Support – 3pm to 4.30pm
Family Mutual Support – 6pm to 7.30pm

Wednesday - Leamington Spa
9A Althorpe Street
Leamington Spa, CV31 2AU
Drop in – 12 noon to 2pm
Mutual Support – 3pm to 4.30pm
Family Mutual Support – 6pm to 7.30pm

Thursday - Stratford-upon-Avon
Stratford Healthcare
Arden Street
Stratford upon Avon,CV37 6NQ
Drop in – 12 noon to 2pm
Mutual Support – 3pm to 4.30pm
Family Mutual Support – 6pm to 7.30pm

Visit our website www.eshworks.org for more information. Our service is free, friendly, and confidential.

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