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Addiction Therapy and Support for Individuals and Families

We, The Living Room Hertfordshire, are an award-winning addiction recovery charity founded in 2000, to provide abstinence-based therapy and support in the community.Read more

Become a Supporter of The Living Room - SOTLR

Are you interested in supporting the work we do? Do you have skills, energy and time to make a difference? Do you like being part of a social group with a community purpose? Why not become a Supporter of the Living Room and help to raise funds, give your time to a worth cause and have fun?Read more

Family and friends counselling

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Support for all

What is the change our clients want to see?Read more

Your first day at The Living Room

By choosing to come to The Living Room, you've chosen to take a huge step towards long term recovery. Here's what to expect.Read more

Our history

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Our Team

Our trustees are all volunteers with professional backgrounds who bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to support the charity. They are an active and dedicated board ensuring The Living Room achieves its mission.Read more

Our Vision

Our Mission is to provide treatment for adults with the illness of addiction and to support their family members, in Hertfordshire and other areas of the UK.Read more

Our Values

Welcoming, non-judgmental, flexible, quality, belongingRead more

Our Approach

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Stevenage Centre

Our Stevenage Centre (est. 2000) hosts 5 days a week daytime group therapy for all addictions. Additional weekly group support sessions are available for drug addiction and a Friends and Family treatment programme. We have a monthly single sex group such as 'Men can Talk' and Women Only, plus a monthly specific BME group.Read more

Shopping Addiction

The term ‘Retail Therapy’ is sometimes given to someone who is spending money on frivolous things as a means of making themselves feel better or different. However, when taken to extremes it can become addictive, and lead to more severe difficulties.Read more

Self Harm

At The Living Room we see self harm as an addictive response to ‘out of control feelings’ of deep distress; just like some people use drugs, alcohol & other addictive behaviours to ‘cope’ with their feelings.Read more

Love and Sex

At some time most people will have viewed porn, been distraught at the loss of a relationship or experienced infatuation for someone? But for some, feelings of sexual longing, infatuation have become obsessive and their behaviour a compulsive problem.Read more