Health Bulletin

The North Westminster Drug and Alcohol Service (NWDAS) offers a free and confidential support service for individuals and their families affected by drug and alcohol problems.

nwdas photo finalTheir dedicated team includes doctors, nurses, substance misuse workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, mental health specialists, social workers, family workers/therapists and complementary health therapists as well as volunteers and peer advocates. Together they offer a high quality and professional service that supports individuals and their families who wish to receive advice, assessment and treatment for their drug and/or alcohol problems.

It is a free and confidential service and they work with anyone over the age of 18 who lives in the North Westminster area (north of Oxford Street).

There are two different centres on Harrow Road, which offer a variety of different services, including:

  • Information, advice, support, assessment and drop-in
  • One-to-one key working and counselling (with a specialist alcohol counselling service)
  • Group work and day programme
  • Complementary therapies
  • Access to detox and rehab
  • Needle exchange and harm reduction services
  • Substitute prescribing
  • Women, LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) and BME (Black, Minority and Ethnic) only support groups
  • A health and wellbeing service for people who use substances at lower levels, including alcohol, club drugs, cannabis and cocaine.
  • Education, training and employment support.

To make a referral, to refer yourself or to find out more information visit the Neighbourhood Centre 474 Harrow Road London W9 3RU or call on 020 7266 6200 between 10am – 5pm. You can also call their Structured Intervention Centre @209a on 020 7286 8001.

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They have an open day for professionals every month – please call for more information.

NWDAS is an integrated service delivered by Westminster Drug Project (WDP) in partnership with Central North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL) and Foundation66.