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Drug and alcohol services

Our services in Islington are non-judgmental and confidential, and our experienced staff are available for a chat. You can say as much or as little as feels comfortable, and find out about support and treatment options available for you and the support available for your friends or family.

Drug and alcohol services

In Islington, treatment for adult drug and alcohol users and support for their families and affected others is provided by Better Lives. Better Lives integrated drug and alcohol services are delivered by Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust in partnership with Blenheim and WDP. 

Drug and alcohol users and their families can directly access information, advice, assessment and a comprehensive range of treatments. 

Drug and alcohol recovery services in Islington are currently delivered from two main bases (this is subject to change in the period April – September 2018 whilst renovation works are undertaken across all services). To request assessment by either service, or for any other queries call 020 3317 6650. 

99-101 Seven Sisters Road, London N7 7QP

People can drop in here for assessment at the following times:


  • 10:30am -1pm 

  • 2pm – 4:30pm 

  • 5pm – 7pm


  • 2pm – 4:30pm


  • 10:30am -1pm

  • 2pm – 4:30pm


  • 2pm – 4:30pm


  • 10:30am -1pm

  • 2pm – 4:30pm 

309 Grays Inn Road, London WC1X 8QS

People can drop in here for assessment every week day between 09:30 – 11:30 Monday to Friday.

There is also a support service for parents who use drug and alcohol and their children:

Better Lives Family Service, 86 Durham Road, London N7 7DT

The family service is open every day, Monday – Friday, from10:00 – 18:00

To request assessment for this service phone: 020 7561 7490

For more information visit Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust website.

You can also contact us to make a referral to any of the three services.

Residents can also use the Don’t bottle it up website to work out how risky their drinking is by doing a simple test, access personalised advice online and find out where they can get face-to-face support locally.

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