Drug and alcohol treatment service

A service supporting individuals with drug and alcohol challenges.

Change Grow Live (CGL) is Croydon’s drug and alcohol treatment service for adults and young people, and is the first port of call for anyone who needs support with their own, or someone else’s challenges with drugs and alcohol.

Croydon integrated recovery service

Croydon Integrated Recovery Service, delivered by CGL, is a single drug and alcohol service offering support to individuals across the borough. 

To access treatments and discuss recovery options, you must live in Croydon or be registered with a Croydon GP. Our services are for: 

  • adults over 18
  • parents and families
  • carers
  • street homeless

The network offers a number of confidential services and different types of support for people with drug and alcohol problems. These include:

  • a wide range of groups, for example relapse prevention, mindfulness, aftercare, peer support
  • one to one interventions
  • community detox and access to inpatient detox and residential rehab
  • complementary therapies
  • support for housing, education, employment, training
  • support for parents, families and carers
  • needle exchange
  • substitute prescribing
  • outreach

To make an appointment, or get information and advice call the Croydon Integrated Recovery Service on 0300 123 9288

They are available on the phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can also visit www.changegrowlive.org for more information, or to refer yourself, contact details are below.

Web: www.changegrowlive.org/
Email: croydon.info@cgl.org.uk
Phone: 0300 123 9288
For out of hours, telephone 0300 123 9288

Frank drugs helpline
0300 123 6600 24 hour

Community groups

Additional support can be found using the following services:

Self-management and recovery training  (SMART) recovery groups at CGL  

  • Visit Street link for street homeless or telephone 0300 500 0914 if you have concerns about someone sleeping rough.
  • For young people services contact Change Grow Live (CGL) on 0300 123 9288.

Croydon Integrated Recovery Service