Telford and Wrekin Council is committed to reducing the harm caused by alcohol and other drugs across the borough. The Council’s Alcohol and Drugs Strategy focuses on four key priorities:
- prevention and early intervention
- harm reduction
- effective treatment
- recovery support.
Telford and Wrekin Council fund several organisation to provide treatment, harm reduction and recovery support for residents with problems with alcohol and other drugs:
Telford Stars provides a free, confidential and easy to access service for adults and young people needing treatment and support for their alcohol or drug use.
Telephone: 0300 456 4291
Telford Aftercare team are experts by experience, providing help, guidance and recovery support to adults impacted by problematic alcohol and/or drug use
Telephone: 01952 899204
A Better Tomorrow provides recovery support to support, empower and enable people with addiction, mental health or homelessness issues to live their lives to the full
Telephone: 01952 683707
Recharge Telford provides free confidential support for 12 to 21 year olds that are struggling with drug and alcohol issues or have a parent in addiction.
Telephone: 07486683606 or 01952 660000
In addition, several community mutual aid organisations offer support for people with problems with alcohol and/or other drugs, and their families and friends:
Narcotics Anonymous offer face to face and online meetings for people with a drugs problem.
Telephone: 03000 999 1212
Alcoholics Anonymous offer face to face and online meetings for people with an alcohol problem.
Telephone: 0800 9177 650
Families Anonymous offer face to face and online meetings for family members and friends affected by someone’s drugs problem.
Telephone: 0207 4984 680
Al-Anon offer face to face and online meetings for family members and friends affected by someone’s alcohol problem.
Telephone: 0800 0086 811
Last updated: 19/02/2024 11:44