Reset: New Drug and Alcohol Services for Tower Hamlets
Reset, a new drug and alcohol service opens today in Tower Hamlets.
Reset will support people whose lives are affected by their use of drugs and alcohol – ranging from intravenous drug users to ‘social’ drinkers regularly consuming a bottle of wine. It will deliver all of the interventions previously available in the Borough; ensuring services remain easy to access and navigate.
Sharon Daughter, Director of Services for Blenheim said, “Reset is open to everyone in the community and will focus on supporting people to make positive changes to their lives. We will provide tailored support to help people achieve their goals.”
Reset has been commissioned by Tower Hamlets Council and will be provided by the East London NHS Foundation Trust, Blenheim and other specialist organisations Providence Row, Lifeline and the Tower Hamlets GP Care Group. Working in partnership, we will provide we will provide a borough wide, fully integrated treatment system, with innovative approaches focussing primarily on structured, group work interventions.
The service Reset welcomes referrals for residents aged 18 or over. Support offered includes:
- advice and information for substance users (drug & alcohol) and concerned others
- alcohol detoxification
- healthcare assessments
- testing for HIV, Hepatitis B, C and immunisation
- access to needle exchange
- residential rehabilitation services
- support for clients experiencing domestic violence
- onward referral to further support services as required
The service will be based at Beaumont House on the Mile End Hospital site. People can self refer and families, friends and carers can also contact the service for information, advice and support.
Click here for more information or call 020 8121 5301.