Drugs and alcohol

Alcoholic drink i a glass and selection of drugsDrugs and alcohol are among the most common forms of substance misuse.

When an addictive disorder has been formed, a person can struggle to quit on their own, and are likely to put themselves or others in harm’s way.

Drugs and alcohol support

Blood Borne Virus Team

The Blood Borne Virus Team provide a harm reduction healthcare service as a satellite in voluntary and statutory drugs and alcohol services across the borough.

RESET Service 

The RESET service helps people who are using any substance, including alcohol, opiates, stimulants, cannabis and new psychoactive drugs. They provide a variety of different services to support individual needs. The service in Tower Hamlets is provided by Change, Grow, Live.


P-RESET, the Primary Care Drug and Alcohol service is run in collaboration with RESET to support people struggling with addiction.

The service is commissioned by the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and is run by the GP Care Group, delivering a unified approach to problem drug and alcohol use.

P-RESET services are based in local GP practices and are open to all Tower Hamlets GP registered patients through referral.

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