If you are worried about a friend or family member with a drug or alcohol problem, or if you are seeking help for yourself then we recommend that you make an appointment with the doctor who will be able to help and refer you to the most appropriate service.

Here is the list of alcohol and drug services in our local area. Some services are available to everyone but some are only available to people in certain age groups or to people who have been referred by their GP or another health professional.

NEEDAS (North East Essex Drug and Alcohol Services)
35 East Stockwell Street,


Essex CO1 1ST

Tel: 01206 287250


Oxford Road (Phoenix Alcohol Project)
9 Oxford Road,


Essex CO3 3HN
Tel: 01206 546854


Open Road
5a Queen Street,


Essex CO1 2PG
Has centres in both Clacton and Colchester
Tel: 01206 766096