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IRiS Partnership - Reading

About this service

IRiS is an open access, drug and alcohol service which is open to drug and alcohol users in Reading.

It offers a safe place where people can receive:

  • Assessment & referral
  • Routes through to all other IRiS services
  • Access to substitute prescribing
  • Pre-detox support
  • Peer support
  • Harm reduction
  • Health improvement
  • Screening & vaccination
  • Housing Support
  • Needle exchange

Service also available at 4 Waylen Street, RG1 7UR

Referral (how to access this service)

Self referral or via other agency

Catchment (areas they serve)

Reading and surrounding area


127 Oxford Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 7UU
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Opening times

Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm

Open Access Drop-In:
Monday to Friday 1.30pm - 4.30pm

Needle Exchange:
Monday to Friday 9.30am - 4.30pm

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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