There are local services in Medway that can help individuals affected by drug and alcohol.

Treatment for adult substance misuse is provided by The Forward Trust, and Open Road provide the recovery service. This Medway Treatment and Recovery Service is called River.

Support for young people who use substances is provided by Open Road’s Young Person’s Service.

To find out more visit our substance misuse support page.

To report any information relating to dangerous substances, see Medway's Local Drug Information System (LDIS) page.

Needle exchange services

Needle exchange services provide injecting drug users with access to sterile needles, syringes, and other equipment to encourage the safe disposal of used needles and syringes.

Needle exchange services can be accessed at the River main hub and some pharmacies in Medway.

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