Breaking the cycle of addiction

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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 or 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

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-led group therapy for free in Stevenage, St Albans and Watford.

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Author: Cerise James

Target amount: £20,000.00

Amount raised: £5,075.41

Fundraise

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.

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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.

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Author: Sam Larkin

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

  • Carers Week 2022

    June 6-12 is Carers Week and we are raising awareness about the crucial role of carers across the UK and the challenges faced. We also describe how we support family and carers who are looking after loved ones living with addiction. Read more

  • Volunteers' Week 2022

    June 1-7 is Volunteers' Week. We celebrate the importance of volunteers in different sectors and communities, and say 'thank you' to all the volunteers who have helped and continue to help at The Living Room. Read more

  • Mental Health Awareness 2022

    Twenty-one years ago, The Mental Health Foundation started Mental Health Awareness week. This year's topic is loneliness. This article looks further into loneliness and how it impacts people, especially those living with addiction. Read more