Derby Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service

Derby Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service provides advice, information and support for anyone who is concerned about their alcohol use. The service is provided jointly by Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Phoenix Futures and Aquarius who offer a range of support options depending on your level of alcohol use, any other needs you may have and your drinking goals.

If you are concerned about your 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 an action plan which will equip you with techniques to cut down or stop your drinking. Support might include:

  • Advice and self-help information about how to reduce your drinking.
  • One-to-one support from a specialist alcohol worker.
  • Specialist mental health support.
  • 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 a Drink Down Group and Motivation Group.

If you are a parent with an alcohol problem 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 anyone who is concerned about their alcohol use which could include binge drinking, regular home drinking and physical dependence.

Contact Information

The 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 Option 3 on the menu for Aquarius (local rate)

Drop in sessions are also available:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9am – 5pm
  • Friday 9am - 4.30pm

The service is based at:

24-28 St Peter’s Churchyard



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