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STARS Southend Treatment and Recovery Service

About this service

The support we offer is tailored to each person’s needs, so will look slightly different for everyone. When you first get in touch, we’ll do an assessment with you to understand what will work for you, before putting together a plan of how we’ll work together. Services include:

One-to-one and group support Health checks and testing for blood-borne viruses, including Hepatitis C Help to detox Prescribed medication (where appropriate and following a medical assessment), Naloxone dispensing and needle exchange Support from peers who have been through similar experiences Ongoing recovery support

Referral (how to access this service)

Self referral or via other agency

Catchment (areas they serve)

Southend Borough


25-27 Weston Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 1AS
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Opening times

Monday, Wednesday, Thursdat and Friday 9.30am - 4.30pm.
Tuesday 9.30am - 8pm.

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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