Inclusion Recovery Winchester

Welcome to Inclusion Recovery Winchester!

The Winchester recovery hub is a one stop shop offering stage appropriate interventions for individuals impacted by substance misuse issues.

The service aims to enable individuals to make positive changes and to lead meaningful and purposeful lives.

The team of staff, volunteers, and peer mentors are committed to assisting people on their recovery journey. They ensure that clients can have an active voice in their community.

Messages from the Team

“You will find no judgement here, come along and see for yourself sharing a problem can be the first step in finding the solution”

“I am leading on our new Legal High NPS and research chemical group working with you to keep our services up to date with current trends means we are better at supporting you.”

“I am a nurse prescriber and offer a health and wellbeing clinic I am passionate about the work I do”

The service includes:
  • Open access
  • Recovery journey planning
  • Group work programmes
  • Access to community prescribing
  • Outreach
  • Relaxation and acupuncture
  • Needle exchange
  • Key working/one to one appointments
  • Breakfast club
  • Late night and weekend opening hours
  • Counselling
  • Community Detox
  • Referral for In-Patient detox and Residential Rehabilitation
  • BBV testing and Inoculation
  • Family/Carer Support
  • Access to Education/Employment
  • Safeguarding
  • Skills Training
  • Volunteer Programme, and Support with Housing.

The Winchester team work in partnership with both statutory and non-statutory community services to support its service users to achieve their goals and aspirations.

Here is a little more detail about the groups we offer here at Inclusion Recovery Winchester;

RAW(Recovery Around Women)
Ladies only group held weekly by ARC with support for substance misuse, domestic violence and day to day life.
Breakfast Club
Drop in support group for a chat, updates on the service and chance for hot drink and breakfast.
Community Group
Held monthly with all local agencies in the area this includes, Drug Alcohol Treatment Team TWO Saints (housing), Integrated Offender Management Team, Active Recovery Community, and Service Users. All agencies provide updated information and what future events are coming up. Service Users are able to ask any questions and let us know what they would like to see or not see and how well the service is running.
Gateway Group
This group is designed for new service users to the service, with a basic introduction to structure group work and their part in recovery over three groups.
IRP Induction Programme
This is a structured introduction for recovery planning for service users that are new to recovery.
(4 sessions of 4 blocks)
IRP Core Programme
These groups are for service users who are stable in recovery and wish to have a future without substances. (20 sessions programme)
Alcohol Group
The Alcohol Group is welcome to all stages of service users in their recovery with alcohol.
MP’s/Legal highs Group
This group is for service users who are facing the challenges of new drugs and MP’s/Legal Highs.

To download a sample timetable for Inclusion Recovery Winchester click here

Meet the Winchester team!