Breaking the cycle of addiction

A charity supporting adults in Hertfordshire

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We are here for you on your abstinence recovery journey. You can make an appointment by phone or online. Our free, daily group therapy sessions take place at our hubs in Stevenage, St Albans and Watford. 

We are taking referrals from adults that live in Hertfordshire, so take your first step towards recovery with us today, by using our enquiry form. Our team will respond within three working days.

You can also find helpful support from other services on our referrals page.

If you need to speak with someone directly, you can call us between 9am - 4:30pm (Mon-Fri) on 0300 365 0304

There’s Hope in Hertfordshire as drug deaths rise

Staggering new figures released this week by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show that drug deaths in England and Wales are at an all-time high. Deaths recorded as drug poisoning have risen for the 10th consecutive year to the highest level since records began 30 years ago, with nearly half of deaths now involving an opiate.

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Author: Emma Wiggins

General Donation

Your support helps people on their recovery journey from addiction through access to free group therapy, for as long as needed.

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Target amount: £2,147,483,647.00

Amount raised: £18,577.33

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Felicity's Story

Felicity used alcohol from an early age to escape from trauma and loneliness. 16 years later, she's genuinely happy for the first time in her life. Read on to find out how she turned her life around.

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How do we reach people who are underrepresented in addiction services?

It can be hard to ask for help if you don’t think the helper fully understands you, which is why we're asking how we can reach people who are underrepresented in addiction services.

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Family and Carers

Useful referral infomration for family and carers of those living with addiction.

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Author: Mark Wiseman

Our impact

454

The number of adults and children who accessed our services to receive treatment in 2018/19

£2595

is how much it costs to successfully treat a service user at The Living Room

10 months

The average stay in treatment for adults who then go on to stay in long term recovery

60%

Success rate for treating clients suffering with alcohol addiction (compared to a national average of 33%)

Download our At a Glance sheet for a more detailed Impact report

News

  • Yellow Tuesday – Our Antidote to Blue Monday

    Let us introduce The Living Room’s Yellow Tuesday to you… You have heard of Blue Monday, right? Monday, 15th January is traditionally known as THE most depressing day of the year. We're saying Boo to Blue Monday, we are not buying into all that negativity, so we have created the ultimate antidote - Yellow Tuesday. Read more

  • There’s Hope in Hertfordshire as drug deaths rise

    Staggering new figures released this week by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show that drug deaths in England and Wales are at an all-time high. Deaths recorded as drug poisoning have risen for the 10th consecutive year to the highest level since records began 30 years ago, with nearly half of deaths now involving an opiate. Read more

  • How Second-Hand also means a Second-Chance at life

    We are taking part in Oxfam's Second-Hand September campaign to highlight how the fabulous second-hand items donated and sold in our charity shop directly funds addiction treatment, providing people with a second chance at life. Read more