Drugs and Alcohol

The Living Room

The Living Room Hertfordshire is an award winning addiction recovery charity, founded in 2000. With centres in Hertfordshire in Stevenage and St Albans, staffed by highly-trained counsellors with lived experience of addition themselves. They offer free, day-time, group counselling, peer support and workshop therapies using the 12-step programme.

Telephone: 01438 355 649

Website: www.livingroomherts.org

Walk to Freedom

Established in 2011 The Walk to Freedom Limited is a successful not-for-profit ex service user led community based organisation that is committed to addressing the issues surrounding drug and alcohol dependency through its innovative intervention, prevention, and awareness programmes.

Email: info@walktofreedom.co.uk

Telephone: 0800 093 779207400 882 909

Website: www.walktofreedom.co.uk

Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

If you suspect you or a loved one suffers from alcoholism and you are reading this message, then there’s a good chance you wish to take action to improve the situation.

Website: www.cassioburycourt.com


Druglink are a substance misuse charity focused on harm minimisation. Their objective is to make a positive impact on the lives of those affected by substance misuse, their families & communities. They achieve this through their Pathway of Prevention, Recovery & Reintegration.

Website:  www.druglink.co.uk

Grow Hostel

GROW is a charitable Not-for-Profit organisation which provides short to medium term hostel accommodation for men between the ages of 25 and 60 with inclusive drug or alcohol issues.

Website: www.growhostel.org.uk


Resolve supports the whole family through structured programmes, values and services for people with alcohol and substance issues, their family members, carers and loved ones. Today Resolve delivers services across the County of Hertfordshire with service centres based in East & North. 

Website: www.resolve-online.org


Viewpoint is a user involvement charity in Hertfordshire for people with mental health or drug and alcohol problems. They believe It is essential that the people who use or who have used mental health or drug and alcohol services are enabled to help make positive changes to them. They provide support to our members to use their experience in the most positive way, drawing on their abilities to ensure they are user led. 

Website: www.hertsviewpoint.co.uk

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. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.

Telephone: 0800 9177 650

Website: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Email: help@aamail.org

Turning Point

Turning Point work with people who need support with their drug and alcohol use, mental health, offending behaviour, unemployment issues and people with a learning disability. They aim to inspire and empower them to discover new possibilities in their lives.

Website: www.turning-point.co.uk

Cocaine Anonymous UK

Cocaine Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other so that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from their addiction.

Email: info@cauk.org.uk

Telephone: 0300 111 2285

Website: www.cauk.org.uk

Change Grow Live (CGL)

CGL is a free and confidential drug and alcohol service for adults and children and young people. The service helps individuals sustain the changes they need to reduce and, ultimately, stop drug and/or alcohol use. CGL is available in multiple areas within Hertfordshire. 

Website: www.changegrowlive.org

Future Living

Future Living Hertford is an Award Winning registered charity (number 1155145) and an independent service for those in recovery from addiction and domestic abuse, providing a safe, non-judgemental therapeutic environment.

Website: www.futurelivinghertford.co.uk

Hertfordshire Complex Needs Service

The service provides 1:1 community support to people recovering from mental health issues and additional complex needs, including drug and alcohol misuse. It works across Hertfordshire and can support you in your own home or within your local community. They work together with you to design personalised support packages that reflect your individual needs, offering high quality support to help improve your quality of life enabling you to face the future with confidence.

Website: www.hertsmindnetwork.org

Supporting Herts

Supporting Herts offers housing-related support to drug and/or alcohol users within Hertfordshire. They work in partnership with Druglink to support service users to prevent homelessness by helping to achieve stable housing and aid recovery from drug and/or alcohol dependency. Their service covers the whole of Hertfordshire

Website: www.wdp.org.uk

Drinkaware Online Tools & Apps

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

Download from: www.drinkaware.co.uk


If you’re worried about your own or someone else’s drinking, you can call this free helpline, in complete confidence.

Telephone: 0300 123 1110

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