Breaking the cycle of addiction

Get help Become a Supporter

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 or online via Zoom. 

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 3 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

Watford Grand Opening

We are delighted to welcome community leaders and partners to the official opening of our new home in Watford.




Author: Mark Wiseman

Location: 24 Station Road,, Watford

General Donation

In 2022, we are aiming to raise £20,000 in our general appeal towards breaking the cycle of addiction. Your donations will support people in their recovery journey from addiction by providing free non-time limited peer-based group therapy for free in Stevenage, St Albans and Watford (service is also available online in our Hertfordshire hub).


Author: Cerise James

Target amount: £20,000.00

Amount raised: £18,652.61


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 in her life. Read on to find out how she turned her life around.


Author: Sam Larkin

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.


Author: Sam Larkin

Family and Carers

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


Author: Mark Wiseman

Our impact


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


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


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


  • Our Group Room Gets A Fresh New Look

    Take a look at our newly refurbished group room. Read more

  • Our New Journey In Watford

    This year marks The Living Room’s 22nd anniversary. We celebrate our continuous commitment by opening a hub in Watford. Read more

  • Retail Recovery Update

    The Retail Recovery event recently showcased a community-led fashion show and a marketplace displaying top brands at great prizes; while fundraising for our cause to continue helping people break the cycle of addiction. Read this article to find out how the event went. Read more