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New Direction

New Direction is part of the national charity Change, Grow, Live.

We can help you to change your direction, grow as a person, and live life to its full potential.

We help adults and families who are struggling with drug or alcohol use. Our service can support you through your journey to recovery. We can also give you advice about reducing the harmful effects of drugs and alcohol. Our service is free and confidential. We’re open to anyone experiencing difficulties with drugs or alcohol.

We know that it isn’t always easy to take that first step and visit a new service for the first time. When you first visit us, someone will sit down with you to discuss your needs and goals and answer any questions you have.

If you are affected by the drug or alcohol use of someone else, then we also provide a family and carers service every weekend (this includes a range of support options). We can also provide support over the phone or via Skype.


New Direction, 410 Lewisham High Street, London, SE13 6LJ

Telephone 020 8314 5566
Email info.lewisham@cgl.org.uk
Website New Direction

Social care services

  • Health services

Who is it for

  • Adults
  • Substance misuse - alcohol
  • Substance misuse - drugs

Accessibility information

Access to our building is via a ramp and we have facilities for wheelchair users. Carers are welcome to accompany people to appointments and we provide access to interpreting services where needed.

Opening hours

  • Monday, Thursday and Friday, 9.30am–5pm
  • Tuesday, 1.30–5pm (women only)
  • Wednesday, 9.30am–7pm
  • Saturday, 10am–4pm (family and carers only).

Disability conditions (sport club):

  • Physical impairment

FIS service for:

  • Health
  • Drugs- alcohol and substance misuse

Family information service provider type:

Advice, Counselling and Support Services

Contact notes:

New Direction 410 Lewisham High Street SE13 6LJ

Age range:

  • All

Related pages:

Worried about drugs and alcohol?
Drugs and alcohol - worried about someone
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