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Council Services:

Substance Misuse

What is substance misuse?

Substance Misuse is harmful use of substances such as drugs and alcohol for non-medical purposes. The term often refers to illegal substances such as Heroin or Cocaine but it can also include legal substances such as alcohol, prescription drugs and volatile substances such as gas.

Substance misuse can cause many problems for the user and the community within which they live. Problems include but are not limited to ASB, crime, violence, poor health, damaged to relationships, isolation, debt and death.

Tackling Substance Misuse in Lincolnshire

The Substance Misuse Strategic Management Board is the multi-agency group with the responsibility for tackling Substance Misuse in Lincolnshire. It is made up of statutory and non-statutory agencies including, Police, County Council, District Councils, Addaction, Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation Trust, Probation and Fire and Rescue.

The groups overarching outcome is to:

Prevent alcohol and drug related harm’

This will be done through:

  1. Promoting responsible drinking
  2. Reducing alcohol and drug related crime and anti-social behaviour
  3. Delivering high quality alcohol and drug treatment systems
  4. Drug and Alcohol prevention

How can you access services?

The Counties Drug and Alcohol Treatment service provider is Addaction. You can self-refer if you would like support with your substance misuse. There are satellite sites and a needle exchange service offered in pharmacies across the county.

HubContact detailsOpening TimesServices
Addaction Lincolnshire - Boston hub70-74 Wide Bargate
Boston
Lincolnshire
PE21 6RY
United Kingdom
0800 3047021 (24hr freephone)
Mon:9:00-17:00
Tue:9:00-19:00
Wed - Thu:9:00-17:00
Fri:12:00-17:00
Adult drug and alcohol
Friends and family
Mental health
Addaction Lincolnshire - Grantham hub71 High Street
Grantham
Lincolnshire
NG31 6NR
United Kingdom
0800 3047021 (24hr freephone)
Mon - Tue:9:00-17:00
Wed:11:00-19:00
Thu - Fri:9:00-17:00
Adult drug and alcohol
Friends and family
Mental health
Addaction Lincolnshire - Lincoln hub26-30 Newland
Lincoln
Lincolnshire
LN11XG
United Kingdom
0800 3047021 (24hr freephone)
Mon - Wed:9:00-17:00
Thu:9:00-19:00
Fri:9:00-17:00
Adult drug and alcohol
Friends and family
Mental health
HMP North Sea Camp Addaction
Substance Misuse Service
Croppers Lane, Freiston
Boston
Lincolnshire
PE22 0QX
United Kingdom
Office: 01205 769349 / Support line : 01205 769 6349
Mon - Fri:8:00-16:00
Sat - Sun:7:00-8:30
Adult drug and alcohol
Young Addaction LincolnshireThe New Avenue, 26-30 Newland
Lincoln
LN1 1XG
United Kingdom
01522 305 768
Mon - Fri:9:00-17:00Friends and family
Young persons

Last updated: 10 November 2016

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