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Drug and Alcohol Helpline

Dear Albert is a peer-led, Recovery focused social enterprise specialising in helping people resolve substance use issues. We have links with peer support fellowships such as Smart Recovery, ACT PR and 12 Steps. We work in close collaboration with statutory funded drug and alcohol agencies, private rehabs, local authorities to provide a full range of treatment choices and services. Our mission statement is to make recovery more visible, accessible and attainable for all.


We also provide a helpline to support clients and families address substance use. We work with clients and families (short to long term) to resolve resistance/ambivalence and increase motivation for change. We undertake assessments which enable us to support clients into an appropriate treatment programme and can also refer clients to a full choice of recovery focused treatment options. 

Who to contact

Name
Jon Roberts
Position
Drug and Alcohol Counsellor
Telephone
0800 880 3153
Email
hello@dearalbert.co.uk
Website
Free Drug and Alcohol Helpline

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
FREE After School

Availability

Referral
Self referrals
Other notes

We are in receipt of CCG funding

Local Offer

Description

Dear Albert is a social enterprise which specialises in peer mentoring and making recovery more visible by bringing together existing resources. We have close links with peer support fellowships such as Smart Recovery, NA, AA and work in close collaboration with statutory funded drug and alcohol agencies, private rehabs, local authorities and substance misuse charities. 

We provide a national helpline to support clients and families in crisis with drugs and alcohol.  We work with clients and families (short to long term) to resolve resistance/ambivalence and increase motivation for change. We undertake assessments which enable us to support clients into an appropriate treatment programme.

Contact Name
Chris Simonite
Contact Telephone
0790881850
Contact Email
connect@dearalbert.co.uk
Links
Counselling Service
Local Offer Age Bands
Transitions to Adulthood (16+)
Last Updated
12/08/2019

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Slough Family Information Service website and Slough Borough Council cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations