Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

Turning Point Leicester and Leicestershire is the integrated substance misuse service for the county, city and prison

About our service

We work with anyone who is affected by drugs or alcohol and wants support to make change. We offer a variety of treatment options and will support you to find the right treatment for you.

Turning Point Leicester and Leicestershire have service hubs in Leicester city, Coalville and Loughborough as well as lots of satellite services. 

Who we can support

Each of our hubs provides a full range of services and is open to all service users. We run services for adults, families and young people.

Regardless of your age, we have a service which will meet your needs. For young people up to 24, the dedicated youth team will work one to one with you in any location that is suitable.

Our team

The team across Leicester and Leicestershire includes doctors, nurses, recovery workers, support workers, peer mentor volunteers, and trainers. There are lots of different people who can offer their support, knowledge and encouragement to help you achieve your recovery.

Our services include

  • Support help and guidance for anyone affected by their own or someone else’s drug or alcohol use
  • A full and comprehensive assessment to help you determine your treatment goals
  • Treatment to suit your needs
  • One to one sessions to discuss your use, look at triggers, learn new ways to cope and work out what you want from your recovery journey
  • Counselling
  • Detoxification and rehabilitation – we can explain the processes and support you in the community, in hospital or support you into residential detoxification and rehabilitation if this is something you feel you require
  • Sign posting and support to access other services such as housing or debt management
  • Prescribing services
  • Harm reduction services including needle exchange and specialist needle exchange for performance enhancing drugs
  • Support for pregnant woman who are using drugs or alcohol
  • Outreach services
  • SMART recovery groups
  • Information and signposting to AA and NA
  • Opportunities to volunteer