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Change, Grow, Live (CGL) Wear Recovery

About this service

Wear Recovery is a dedicated service for anyone in Sunderland experiencing problems with drugs and alcohol. We are here to help you get well and stay well. We believe recovery from addiction and substance misuse is possible for everyone, and we’re here to help you achieve it. Our aim is to make recovery a reality in Sunderland – whether you’re dealing with problematic drug or alcohol use or helping support others that are. We can work with anyone from Sunderland who is 18 years old or over and wants support.

Wear Recovery is here for anyone who: • Worries about their drinking or drug use • Feels their drinking or drug use is out of control • Is experiencing medical or mental health problems because of their drinking or drug use • Thinks their drinking or drug use could be having negative effects on their family and friends

Referral (how to access this service)

Self referral or via other agency

Catchment (areas they serve)

City of Sunderland, including Washington, Houghton-le-Spring and Hetton-le-Hole.


4-6 Mary Street, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR1 3NH
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Opening times

Monday - Friday 9am – 5pm

Late night appointments available on request.

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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