Derby Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service

The service is provided jointly by Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Phoenix Futures and Aquarius to support people to recover from drug or problematic alcohol use.  

If you are concerned about your drug or alcohol use and want to find out more about what support is available in Derby call: 0300 790 0265 (local rate).

What does the service do?

Following an initial assessment the service will work with you to develop a recovery plan. The plan will be based on your needs and goals and might include:

  • Regular one-to-one sessions with a specialist drug and alcohol keyworker.
  • Harm reduction advice to help you use and stop using safely including testing for blood borne viruses and vaccinations for hepatitis B.
  • Specialist mental health support.
  • Substitute prescribing.
  • Making links with other support services to help sort out any benefit, housing or debt issues.
  • Help to access education and employment support if needed.
  • Access to recovery focused activities to improve general health and wellbeing.
  • Group work sessions such as relaxation techniques.

If you are a parent extra support can be provided by the Family Support Service


Who is the service for?

Derby Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service supports adults (18+) who live in the Derby city area.

The service works with people who have used all sorts of drugs including ‘legal highs’, cocaine, and ketamine as well as opiates.


Contact Information

Derby Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service can see people at a range of places across the city.

To find out more information or to make an appointment call: 0300 790 0265

Derby Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service has a commitment to privacy and confidentiality.

Drop in sessions are also available:

  • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9am – 4pm
  • Tuesday 12pm - 4pm

The service is based at:

St Andrews House
201 London Road

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