Drug-related problems

Find support services to help overcome problematic drug use, support for children and families, access Naloxone, and needle exchange.

Urgent and emergency support

If you have a life-threatening or health emergency, please call 999.

For urgent advice and information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, call NHS 111.

Treatment and rehabilitation services

You can access a range of services, from advice and information to structured drug treatment programmes. support is available for families, carers and children affected by substance use.

Appointments are available online, over the phone, or in person.

The Grove drug support service

The Grove provides individual programmes to help anyone ready to reduce or stop their drug use. They also run hub clinics based in GP surgeries and other locations across Haringey.

The Grove can help with:

  • assessment and recovery planning
  • detoxification and rehabilitation treatment
  • support with chemsex
  • one-to-one counselling and other 'talking therapies'
  • group therapy
  • recreational drug service
  • women's only space
  • support for friends and family
  • methadone or buprenorphine prescribing
  • needle exchange
  • criminal justice interventions
  • employment, training, benefits and welfare support

Find out more on The Grove drug service website.

The Grove drop-in clinic – Community Hub

Drop-in clinic for residents experiencing homelessness and substance use dependency.

  • Every Wednesday, 4pm to 7pm
  • The Community Hub (Haringey), 8 Caxton Road, Wood Green, N22 6TB

Clients can access opiate substitute medication and other interventions for substances.

Referrals can be made to other support services (housing, mental health, domestic abuse, sexual health, in-patient detoxification and rehabilitation). Priority is given to women experiencing homelessness.

The clinic will also offer:

  • blood-borne virus testing (such as Hepatitis and HIV)
  • free take-home naloxone
  • brief physical and mental health assessments

The Grove drop-in clinic – Mulberry Junction

Drop-in clinic for residents experiencing homelessness and substance use dependency.

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4pm to 7pm
  • Mulberry Junction, 332 High Rd, Tottenham, N15 4BN

Clients can access opiate substitute medication and other interventions for substances.

Referrals can be made to other support services (housing, mental health, domestic abuse, sexual health, in-patient detoxification and rehabilitation). Priority is given to women experiencing homelessness.

The clinic will also offer:

  • blood-borne virus testing (such as Hepatitis and HIV)
  • free take-home naloxone
  • brief physical and mental health assessments

BUBIC drug support service

BUBIC is a local community drug and alcohol service set up by ex-drug users. They run support groups, one-to-one advice, support for carers, and other activities across Haringey to help people overcome problematic drug use.

Find out more on the BUBIC website

Haringey Recovery Service

Haringey Recovery Service is a free and confidential service which provides recovery and aftercare services for adults in Haringey.

Their services include:

  • one-to-one support sessions
  • online recovery tools
  • counselling
  • a range of support groups
  • women-only spaces
  • services for those who identify as LGBTQ+
  • social spaces
  • volunteering and employment opportunities

Find out more on the Haringey Recovery Service website.

Services for children, young people, and families

Insight Platform provides free and confidential support and advice to young people who are using or affected by substance misuse. The service is also open to family members who are affected by the young person’s drug use.

Find out how Insight Platform can support children, young people, and families.

Access to Naloxone

Naloxone is a life-saving medication used to reverse an opioid overdose from drugs like heroin, methadone, and codeine. If someone is having an opioid overdose, this medication can buy extra time for the emergency services to arrive.

You can access Naloxone for free from participating Healthy Living Pharmacies.

Find nearest pharmacy providing Naloxone 

Needle exchange

People aged 18 and over can access clean injecting equipment and return any used equipment at participating Healthy Living Pharmacies. Anyone under 18 years old should go to Insight Platform.

Find nearest needle exchange 

For help with problem drinking, find local alcohol support services.