Alcohol and Drugs

Change Grow Live (CGL)

Norfolk Alcohol and Drug Behaviour Change Service is a free and confidential service for adults (including offenders), families, carers and affected others across Norfolk.

It offers a range of services including:

  • Confidential support, information and advice
  • Drug and alcohol awareness and interventions

  • Assessment of your specific needs

  • Male and female workers

  • Support if you have been involved in the criminal justice system

  • A health and wellbeing clinic

  • One-to-one sessions

  • Appointments at a convenient location to suit you

  • Referrals to employment, training and education opportunities

  • Recreational activities such as sports and social trips

  • PODS/group work

  • Needle exchange

  • Free naloxone kits and training available

Referral

CGL always welcome new clients, so please get in touch if you are interested in getting help from the service or if you’d just like to ask some questions. Feel free to take someone with you on your first visit.

If you would like to refer yourself or someone else to the service, please complete their referral form and email it to norfolk.info [at] cgl.org.uk or call the service on 01603 514 096. For professional referrals (including criminal justice services) please email norfolk.referrals [at] cgl.cjsm.net.

You can also complete the referral form in advance and bring it with you when you visit the service.

A CGL worker will be on duty to carry out initial triage assessments between the hours of 9:30am to 4pm Monday to Friday.

Site addresses

CGL have four different sites across Norfolk, located in Kings Lynn, Thetford, Norwich and Great Yarmouth,  The details for each site are as follows:

Adobe House                       148 Kings Street                    33 Railway Road                    Breckland House

5 Barton Way                       Great Yarmouth                    Kings Lynn                              St Nicholas Street

Norwich                                NR30 2PN                               PE30 1NF                                 Thetford

NR1 1DL                                                                                                                                   IP24 1BT 

For more advice, visit the Change Grow Live website. 

Support for Under 18's

The Matthew Project offers support, wellbeing and advice to children and young people who are using drugs or alcohol themselves and those who are affected by someone else's use.
 
They have three teams based in Kings Lynn, Norwich and Great Yarmouth, or can come and see you anywhere in Norfolk.
 
The Matthew Project can be contacted by Norfolk's children and young people on their helpline number 0800 970 4866 or 01603 216428 (24/7).
 
For more advice please see their website.