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Inspire

Welcome to Inspire Drug and Alcohol Service. We are here to empower you to tackle your drug (including alcohol) use.  Our aim is to support you towards your goals around your drug and alcohol use, whether this is reducing or removing substances from your life.

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How we can help you...

I need help now

If you’re concerned about keeping yourself or another person safe, call 999 as soon as possible.

There are some local services that you can call for support:

  • Mental Health Access Line – NHS non-emergency services on 111.
  • Lancashire Listening Service – 0800 915 4640 or text ‘Hello’ to 07860 022846. Open Mon-Fri 7pm-11pm and Sat-Sun 12pm-Midnight.

Here are some national services that are available 24/7/365:

 

Ongoing support

If you’d like support with your mental health, you can refer yourself to The Initial Response Service (IRS) here: 0800 013 0707

If you’re concerned about something and you don’t know what steps to take, our national website have lots of advice and information that can help.  Get Advice Here

We have a specialist family support service for people impacted by a loved one’s substance misuse. Our team of Family Coaches, with their own lived experience, will provide support and information for those who have been affected by someone’s drug or alcohol use. 

What can the Family Support Service offer? 

Our Family Support Service offers a wide range of support and activities which aim to help those affected to: 

  • Develop and access peer to peer support
  • Build a toolkit to build resilience and wellbeing
  • Feel confident and informed of decisions and choices made in relation to their situation
  • Develop a basic understanding of addiction and appropriate education around drugs and alcohol
  • Look at hopes and wishes for the future
  • Keep safe

Who can access the service? 

This service is available to anyone living within Lancashire (excluding Blackburn and Blackpool), even if the person you are concerned about is not accessing support or treatment for their drug or alcohol use. We accept referrals from anyone including family members, professionals or direct from the client themselves. 

Email: northfamilysupport@emergingfutures.org.uk

Helpline no: 0800 652 1961

Find Out More Here

 

Social Media

Facebook: inspire.northlancs
Twitter: @InspireNCLancashire
Youtube: Inspire Lancs

 

Fleetwood

  • Address: Lofthouse Building, London Street, Fleetwood, FY7 6JL
  • Opening Hours: Monday 9.30-5, Tuesday 9.30-5, Wednesday 9.30-5, Thursday 1-5, Friday 9.30-5

 

Lancaster

  • Address: 26 St George’s Quay, Lancaster, LA1 1RD
  • Opening Hours: Monday 9.30-5, Tuesday 9.30-5, Wednesday 9.30-5, Thursday 1-5, Friday 9.30-5

 

St Anne’s

  • Address: The Paterson Centre, St Alban’s Road, St Annes, FY8 1XD
  • Opening Hours: Monday 9.30-5, Tuesday 9.30-5, Wednesday Closed, Thursday 1-5, Friday Closed

 

Morecambe

  • Address: Belfield House, 173 Euston Road, Morecambe, LA4 5LQ
  • Opening Hours: Monday 9.30-5, Tuesday 9.30-5, Wednesday 9.30-5, Thursday 1-5, Friday 9.30-5

 

Preston

  • Address: St Wilfrid’s Building, Fox Street, Preston, PR1 2AB
  • Opening Hours: Monday 9.30-5, Tuesday 9.30-8, Wednesday 12.30-5, Thursday 9.30-5, Friday 9.30-5

 

Chorley

  • Address: Matrix House, Friday Street, Chorley, PR6 0AA
  • Opening Hours: Monday 9.30-5, Tuesday 9.30-5, Wednesday 9.30-5, Thursday 1-5, Friday 9.30-5

 

Skelmersdale

  • Address: 75-79 Westgate, Skelmersdale, WN8 8LP
  • Opening Hours: Monday 9.30-5, Tuesday CLOSED, Wednesday 9.30-5, Thursday 9.30-5, Friday CLOSED

Please note evening appointments are available on request – please speak to your worker if you need an appointment in the evening.

Contact a member of staff

If you need us for anything, your first call should always be your recovery worker. All of the phone numbers are below under “Call my worker” ” If you can’t get hold of them, you can call the main number and we’ll be happy to assist you.

You can also send us a message on social media.

Have Your Say

If you use our service, we’d love to know what you think.  Whether it’s a compliment, comment, or complaint, we take all feedback seriously.  This is your service, help us to make it the best it can be

The Bay: Bellfield House, 173 Euston Road, Morecambe LA4 5LQ : 26 St Georges Quay LA1 1RD Tel: 0808 169 8673

BrigdenAnnaCall
SeymourKarenCall
SumnerJonCall
AndertonCatherineCall
Ashworth LyndseyCall
AspinEmma Call
BakirSelenCall
BebbingtonKatieCall
BlowerAlanCall
DavieAnnaCall
DaviesGaiaCall
DerbyshireGemmaCall
GrahamRhonaCall
HampsonLivCall
HayfieldJayCall
HelmeSarahCall
JohnsonMariaCall
JonesDavidCall
KennyKristianCall
KnipeLynnCall
MacdonaldZoeCall
MangenaMalvernCall
MercerBevCall
O’ConnorJudeCall
RichardsKerriCall
SimpsonSueCall
SmithJaneCall
SteelCaroleCall
TobertyDeliaCall
WakemanHayleyCall
WaldenNicolaCall
WalkerGwendaCall
WatsonMichaelCall
WoodTrisCall

The Lofthouse Building, London Street, Fleetwood FY7 6JL Tel: 0808 169 8673

BoiJoFleetwoodDistrict Manager07825 296 398
DobsonNickFleetwoodTeam Leader      07435 283 197
StarkeyLauraFleetwoodTeam Leader07778 146 010
EganKatieFleetwood/St AnnesPartnerships & Recovery Development Lead07867 805 042
BurkeJamieFleetwood/St AnnesCriminal Justice Recovery Worker07553 566 061
ButlerPaulineFleetwoodNurse07341 510 944
BurmanMicheleFleetwoodCustomer Service Administrator07435 798 559
HarrisonJackFleetwood/St AnnesKey Worker 07778 146 037
HinchcliffeDarrenFleetwood/St AnnesReach Support Worker07778 145 679
MegsonGaryFleetwoodRecovery Coordinator07778 153 917
WinderJaneFleetwoodHealth Care Assistant07423 684 413
CummingAggieFleetwood/St AnnesRecovery Coordinator07881 296 441
HughesAliciaFleetwoodEngagement Worker 07778 145 832
KennyKristianFleetwoodIPS Employment Specialist07552 871 252
BlackburnTomFleetwoodRecovery Coordinator07586 714 169
RichardsonEmma (MJ)Fleetwood/St AnnesRecovery Worker07435 798 548
MaysChloeFleetwoodFamily Safeguarding Recovery Worker07760 631 792 

The Paterson Centre, 75 St Albans Road, Lytham St Annes FY8 1XD Tel: 0808 169 8673

BoiJoFleetwoodDistrict Manager07825 296398
DobsonNickFleetwoodTeam Leader      07435 283197
StarkeyLauraFleetwoodTeam Leader07778 146010
RichardsonEmma (MJ)St Annes/FleetwoodRecovery Worker07435 798548
MacNeillLynneSt AnnesCustomer Service 07586 713316
SergeantJanineSt AnnesRecovery Worker07778 820757
WilkinsonCharlotteSt AnnesRecovery Worker07721 751435
HarrisonJackSt Annes/FleetwoodKey Worker 07778 146037

Matrix House, Friday Street, Chorley PR6 0AA Tel: 0808 169 8673

CampbellTinaChorleyTeam Leader07778 145 821
LamourBeckChorleyTeam Leader      07884 919 023
StropekEdChorleyDistrict Manager07778 154 005
TranterAnneChorleyCustomer Services Administrator07435 799 837
MaharjanAmbikaChorleyPrescribing Administrator07909 427 073
GerrardFrancescaChorley/SkemCriminal Justice Worker07867 375 590
HowarthBeckieChorleyCriminal Justice Worker07827 358 646
SinclairCatChorleyEducation and Training Coordinator07778 145 692
SpeakmanDanielChorleyIndividual Placement & Support Employment Specialist07901 243 310
PughCaroleChorleyBehavioural Change Practitioner07780 912 876
PilkingtonJoanneChorleyBehavioural Change Practitioner07778 145 893
ChiamaChizChorleyKey Worker 07919 949 823
BradleyDamienChorleyKey Worker07778 153 873
MolyneouxDebChorleyKey Worker 07769 015 358
RamsdenJillChorleyKeyworker Shared Care07778 153 970
LambertKimChorleyKeyworker 07778 146 048
ClarkLaura JaneChorley/SkemHarm Reduction Worker07979 250 640
Naryan SinghLalChorleyCommunity Engagement Worker07778 153 892
ParkinsonJodieChorleyReach Worker07778 145 847
PeelLisaChorleyHealthcare assistant07767 507 319
HaganMarieChorleyHousing Support 
MasonNadineChorley /SkemNurse07780 260 935
AinsworthRosieChorleyClinical Councilling Psycologist07876 843 323
AndrewsPaulChorley/PrestonKeyworker 07435 799 835
RichardsonPiaChorleyKeyworker 
DonnolleyStephenChorley/SkemKey Worker 07796 849 256
FarrellSeanChorley / SkemKeyworker07775 945 206
MullowneySeanChorleyNurse07778 146 024
Z’DanMichjilowiczSharonChorleyVolunteer Co-ordinator07778 146 030
TurnerStephChorleyKeyworker07778 145 878
TravisSuzyChorleyKeyworker07778 145 819
TwistTraceyChorleyKeyworker07778 153 680
ShackletonVictoriaChorleyKey Worker 07423 395 156

75-79 Westgate Centre, Westgate, Skelmersdale WN8 8LP

CarrollAnthonySkelmersdaleKeyworker07778 153 820
ColemanKathrynSkelmersdaleFamily Safe Guarding Recovery Coordinator07909 214 387
LarmourBeckSkelmersdaleTeam Leader07778 145 798
CampbellTinaSkelmersdaleTeam Leader07778 145 821
LyonMaxSkelmersdaleHealth Care Assistant07778 145 716
WrightAndySkelmersdaleKeyworker07778 145 698
StropekEdSkelmersdaleDistrict Manager07778 154 005
MullowneySeanSkelmersdaleSubstance Misuse Nurse07778 146 024
FrancisSueSkelmersdaleKeyworker07778 146 039
LyeHelenSkelmersdaleCustomer Services Administrator07423 508 959
McBrienAndrewSkelmersdale/ChorleySpeciality DoctorN/a

St Wilfrid’s Building, Fox Street, Preston PR1 2AB Tel: 0808 169 8673

AbbasNataliePreston Project AdministratorN/A
Brandwood-SpencerTomPrestonRecovery worker07586 713496
CoplandJoanne PrestonTeam Leader07778 146051
CorkhillLisaPrestonCommunity Behaviour Practitioner 07778 153795
DrakeVictoriaPrestonTeam Leader07979 122952
DentAnn-MariePrestonRecovery worker07435 282877
FarnworthStephaniePrestonRecovery worker07780 977676
GarnettRichardPrestonRecovery worker 
GravesNeilPrestonRecovery Coordinator07881 480239
HallKarenPrestonKey Worker07778 145800
HegartyGedPrestonKey Worker 07586 713183
HindleyNickPrestonEmployment & Training Co-Ordinator07778 145899
HindmoorDavidPrestonShared Care Worker07909 210185
HoltHelenPrestonKey Worker07778 145806 
HowcroftAmyPrestonCJ Recovery Coordinator07919 855376
IrvineEmmaPrestonProject Administratorno phone as yet 
JonesSaskiaPrestonIntegrated Care Practitioner07767 189339
JohnsonKeriPrestonKey Worker07778 777236
Karim-CoulthurstKiraPrestonIPS Employment Specialist07824 693476
MarshDaniellaPrestonAssistant Psychologist07778 146026
McDermottJanePreston Support Recovery Worker07884 996865
MurphyKaitlynPrestonRecovery Worker07918 795441
MossWendyPrestonActing Deputy Services Manager07776 659836
RooksJamesPreston     Recovery Worker       
SewellBarbsPrestonRecovery Worker      07884 512940
SmithLizziePrestonRecovery Worker      07776 591715
SmithLynseyPrestonPrescribing Administrator07782 7451550
SteadKatiePrestonRecovery Worker07553 284600
TateJenPreston  
TheronLucyPrestonCustomer Service Administrator 07778 145749
ThrelfallLesleyPrestonTeam Leader07778 145912
YoungRuthPrestonActing District Manager07827 088498

Self Help Tools

Take our alcohol advice quiz

If you want advice about alcohol, we’re here to help.

Take our quick quiz to understand how much you’re drinking and get advice.

Some of the questions will ask you about units. Click ‘Unit Guide’ for help.

When you’ve answered the questions we’ll give you advice about alcohol and what to do next. 

Take the quiz here

If you want advice about drugs, we’re here to help.

Take our quick quiz to understand your drug use.

For this quiz, ‘drugs’ means non-medical drugs, or and prescription and over-the-counter drugs you’re using more than the instructed amount of. It does not cover alcohol or tobacco.

Your answers should only be about your drug use over the last 12 months.

When you’ve answered the questions, we’ll give you advice about drugs and what to do next.

Take the quiz here

Breaking Free Online is a web-based program that helps people overcome their dependence on alcohol and drugs. It offers confidential and personalized support based on scientific evidence and clinical practice. It can be accessed anytime and anywhere on any device. 

It covers over 70 substances, including alcohol, opiates, new psychoactive substances and prescribed medications of abuse.

  • It provides a structured assessment and a range of psychosocial interventions that comply with national and international guidelines on the treatment of substance use disorders and co-morbid mental health problems.
  • It enables cognitive behavioural therapy, mindfulness, relapse prevention and motivational enhancement to be delivered in a consistent and scalable way.
  • It empowers users to recognize and address the psychological and lifestyle issues that are driving their substance use, and to develop positive coping skills and strategies for recovery.
  • It allows users to monitor their progress and outcomes using various tools and feedback mechanisms.

Download the app here

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