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Drug and alcohol services for Bexley
To access any of our services you must be 18 years or over and be a permanent resident of the London Borough of Bexley.
If you are unsure whether you qualify, or require any further information on any of our services, please use the contact information provided on the right of this page.
Who do we help?
Nexus provides a service to adults who are experiencing difficulties with their drug and alcohol use.
- Day programme
Access into residential treatment may also be available via the above services.
As part of a specified treatment programme we are able to offer a range of complementary therapies such as aromatherapy massage, reiki, reflexology, head massage and auricular acupuncture to complement the more structured group based work.
If you are drinking very heavily or using drugs and feel you may be physically addicted, ie sweating, shaking, vomiting, when you wake, you should contact your GP or Signpost in the first instance. It is important that should you decide to stop drinking or using drugs that this is medically supervised. Signpost will assess your medical needs and can arrange for you to undertake a detoxification.
If you require any advice and support on drug and alcohol issues or are unsure as to whether you fit this criteria and are not sure where to go then please call Nexus on 020 3326 7309 or 020 3002 8111 or visit the website, Blenheim CDP.
Contact details for other relevant organisations and support groups can be found in the right hand menu of this page.
Caring or supporting a drug/alcohol user? Would you like some support yourself? You can contact Edwin Mensah, the Service User and Carer Involvement Co-ordinator who is based in the Bexley Care Trust for more information on what is on offer in Bexley. To speak to Edwin telephone 020 3045 3822 or alternatively you can e-mail him at email@example.com .
Under 18? - If you are under 18 and would like support around substance misuse related issues or if you are a parent or carer of someone under 18 and are worried about their drug and/or alcohol use you can contact the Youth Engagement Service on 020 8303 7777 or 07505 689253 for confidential telephone support and advice.
How to contact us
You may contact us directly via the links on the right of this page, or if you prefer your GP, probation officer, housing officer, key worker or social worker can refer you.
When you contact us, we will ask you for some information about your current situation and you will be asked to come in for a full assessment. A project worker will discuss the available options and work with you to build a care plan.
Our service is open Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm (except bank holidays), we also have an evening and Saturday service (please call for more details). An answerphone is in operation at all other times.
For 'required assessment' (legal) bookings outside of our regular office hours please telephone 020 3006 4941 for details on RA booking times.
Blenheim Nexus Day Programme 020 3002 8111
Blenheim Nexus Outreach 020 3326 7309
Blenheim Nexus DIP 020 3617 0622
Signpost 01322 357940