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Turning Point (Croydon Recovery Network)

Turning Point understand that drugs or alcohol can affect many parts of your life. At Turning Point, they get to know you as a person, to understand exactly what you need to turn your life around. They work together with a number of local organisations to make sure someone is there to support you.

At the Croydon Recovery Network there is something for everyone, no matter what your situation is. An Individual Recovery Plan will be created with you from a range of services we provide:
• Breakfast clubs and drop in support
• Complimentary therapies such as acupuncture, shiatsu and reflexology
• Computer-based guided self-help
• Improved health and wellbeing through physical activity
• Support with housing and benefits
• Outreach workers
• Criminal Justice Services
• 1 to 1 keyworking
• Counselling
• Variety of evidence based group work programmes
• Opiate substitute prescribing
• Community alcohol detox
• Access to residential rehab
• Treatment and advice with any blood-borne viruses (such as HIV or Hepatitis)
• Support with mental health issues
• Access to Mutual Aid, Peer Mentoring, Peer Education and volunteering programmes
• Access to education, training, volunteering and employment opportunities
• Provide leaflets in other languages.

Turning Point, Lantern Hall, 190 Church Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 1SE
020 8253 1040 / 0300 123 9288

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Services providing advice and information relating to all aspects of mental health.
Services associated to counselling in all its various forms, including one-to-one and group therapy.
Services related to centres where members can 'drop-in' informally to access a range of services and resources.
Services to support those suffering from problems relating to drugs and/or alcohol.
Groups or organisations set up to support the specific needs of mental health service users, and their carers.
These are psychological treatments in which improvement in a person's symptoms or wellbeing is achieved by talking with a therapist or counsellor rather than, or as well as, taking medication.
These organisations rely on volunteer support, and they offer opportunities for volunteers to make a vital contribution. Before contacting organisations it is a good idea to think about what you would like to do in terms of the acitivity and type of organisation you would like to work for - you might want to explore a dedicated volunteering websites such as for ideas and insipiration. At the same time consider how much time you are able to give up. When it comes to finding current volunteering opportunities you can either get in touch with your nearest local volunteer bureau or centre, or contact organisations listed in this database directly.

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