Alcohol and Drug Misuse
If you are concerned that you are drinking too much alcohol use this handy assessment tool to see if this is the case: Alcohol self assessment
For information and support to help cut down your drinking visit One you drinking
If you feel that you are unable to control your drinking and need further help or are abusing drugs please contact our Local substance misuse team or make an appointment with your GP.
We work very closely with our Talking Therapies counselling team. If you feel that you need a referral for counselling or Cognitive Behaviour Therapy please make an appointment with your GP.
Patients can now self-refer. This service is open from 1000-1600, call 01625 469 955.
For more information about the counselling services and the help that they can offer -Patient information
Our nursing team are very skilled at giving dietary advice and helping and supporting patients to lose weight. We also run a healthier living programme to support patients with a high BMI to lose weight.
For more information on monitoring your eating and ways to lose weight visit: Dietary Information
We work with a number of local services to provide smoking cessation advice for a range of different people. These services offer individualised plans to help people stop smoking.
Kickstart Specialist Services focuses on three different groups:
- Pregnant women and their partners
- Mental Health Service Users
- Hospital patients and staff
For More information on the Kickstart Services:
For other smoking cessation services:
- Bollin House 01625 422927 Mon– Fri 0830-1800
- Park Lane 01625 432755 Mon-Fri 0900-1800
- Sunderland Street 01625 422160 Mon-Fri 0900-1800 Sat 0900-1200