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Slough Treatment Advice and Recovery Team

About this service

START is a free, confidential service for anyone who is concerned about their own or someone else’s substance use. Our team of specialist workers are skilled in helping people decide what changes they want to make, whether you need intensive support or just some brief advice, we will support you.

We provide evening and weekend sessions for those who cannot attend during the working day and we run drop in sessions in various locations across Slough to make accessing support as easy as possible.

We have a range of treatment options so we can tailor these to meet your needs. These include:

  • Easy referral and assessment process either face to face or online
  • An allocated worker to provide consistent support and motivation
  • Access to free online resources available 24/7
  • Advice and Information
  • Group work sessions
  • Peer Support
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Harm Reduction
  • Needle Exchange
  • Access to substitute prescribing
  • Opportunities to get involved as peer mentors or volunteers

Referral (how to access this service)

Self referral or via other agency

Catchment (areas they serve)



Elliman Resource Centre, 27 Pursers Court, Off Elliman Avenue, Slough, Berkshire, SL2 5DL
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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