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Gateshead Evolve

Gateshead Evolve is a drug and alcohol recovery service for all adults in Gateshead. If you, or someone you know, is concerned about drugs and/or alcohol, support is available.

How we can help

Gateshead Evolve have a single point of access, making it as straightforward as possible for you to get in touch and receive the support you need. Recovery starts the moment you get in touch. You will be allocated a Recovery Co-ordinator and they will work with you on a support plan for your recovery. The support you receive depends on your individual needs but includes: 

  • a confidential and non judgemental service with a warm welcome
  • open access to advice, information and full recovery assessment
  • harm minimisation advice and access to the needle exchange
  • structured treatment interventions including groups and counselling
  • rapid access to prescription and pathways into detox
  • a recovery programme
  • support with related issues such as housing and employment
  • family and carer support
  • access to Peer Mentors to support you through your recovery journey
  • opportunities to become a volunteer or peer mentor

Contact us

Gateshead Evolve
47 Jackson Street

0191 594 7821

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