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Oaktrees York

Counselling for drug addiction

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Service details

Oaktrees, delivered by Changing Lives, offers abstinence-based, structured, day treatment for individuals suffering from Drug and/or Alcohol addiction. The programme is based on the twelve step approach to recovery which aims to empower people to take responsibility for their recovery. Individuals are supported fully in this by the team.

The Treatment Programme includes:

• Group Therapy

• One to one counselling

• Workshops for developing life skills and relapse prevention strategies

• Education and information on addiction recovery and health promotion

• Therapeutic reading and writing exercises

• Working with others engaged in the same process

Opening times

Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm

Catchment area


Referral method

The York Drug and Alcohol Service has an open door policy where you can just walk into the service and self refer, or if you are working with other agencies they can put in a referral for you.

General notes

Have you already begun your recovery journey? Come and join others in recovery every Thursday in a safe and social space from 5pm to 7pm at Cosy Time Café, Fossgate, York YO1 9TA.

This information was supplied by FRANK on 10 May 2022.