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Drug or alcohol related problems

If you, a friend or relative need help with drug and alcohol related difficulties there are two agencies that can help:

  • Recovery Partnership Gateshead (opens new window) is a single, integrated drug and alcohol recovery service for all adults in Gateshead.  There are opportunities to access peer mentors and recovery champions who can support service users through their recovery journey alongside opportunities to become a volunteer or peer mentor.

    Operating hours:
    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.
    Late night available on Mondays by appointment only.
    0191 594 782
  • Positive Futures Gateshead (opens new window) is a young person's drug web portal that focuses on allowing young people up to the age of 18 to make an informed choice about their lifestyle and seek help regarding substance and alcohol use.

Office hours: 
Monday to Friday, 9am to 4:30pm
Saturday and Sunday, closed
0191 460 1354