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CGL - Inspire Lancaster

About this service

Inspire North Lancashire is a fully integrated drug and alcohol service delivered in community and custodial settings. The service provides rapid and open access to assessment and treatment services for people who have problems with drugs and/or alcohol. We provide all aspects of drug and alcohol treatment, including open access, structured treatment and referral to tier 4 rehabilitation. Our aim is to promote recovery from addiction and dependence and support people to make positive changes to their lives.

Inspire North Lancashire provides:

  • A range of structured one-to-one and group psychosocial interventions
  • Recovery-focused groups and workshops
  • A range of brief and extended interventions for alcohol users
  • Engagement and outreach support
  • Community detox for drugs and alcohol with full support and aftercare
  • Access to shared care available at GP surgeries
  • Referral to inpatient detox or rehabilitation
  • A needle and syringe programme
  • Testing and vaccinations for blood borne viruses
  • Medically assisted recovery options
  • Specialist criminal justice support
  • Peer support

Referral (how to access this service)

Self referral or via other agency

Catchment (areas they serve)

North Lancashire


24 Great John Street, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 1NG
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Opening times

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

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Help and advice

What to do in an emergency

If you or someone else needs urgent help after taking drugs or drinking, call 999 for an ambulance. Tell the crew everything you know. It could save their life.

What else to do in an emergency