Forward Leeds

Forward Leeds is the alcohol and drug service in Leeds for adults, young people and families. They offer a range of services from 9am-5pm, Mondays and Fridays and 9am-7pm Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Tel: 0113 887 2477

5 WAYS to Wellbeing @ the Recovery Academy

5 Ways is the Leeds hub for those in recovery from alcohol and/or drugs.


Spacious Places

Spacious Places provides 15 hours per week of structured day treatment to help you find recovery from addiction. They provide an abstinence-based programme based on the 12 Step teaching of organisations such as Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous. They are based in Leeds.


The Growing Rooms

The overall aim of The Growing Rooms is to give participants the best chances for achieving ongoing abstinence based recovery. During their time in The Growing Rooms, they will be learning to live life without resorting to substances by addressing their self-defeating addictive behaviour, enhancing their work ethic, gaining work related skills and maximise their chances of paid employment.


Alcoholics Anonymous

Call their National Helpline FREE on 0800 9177 650

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.



Narcotics Anonymous

Helpline: 10.00am – midnight 0300 999 1212



UK SMART Recovery

SMART help people recover from addictive behaviour and lead meaningful and satisfying lives. Their approach is secular and science based; using motivational, behavioural and cognitive methods. They run a network of self help meetings and also partner with care professionals.



Carers Leeds

The home of support for all unpaid carers in Leeds
Are you helping a friend or family member due to their illness, disability, mental health issue or a substance misuse problem?
Yes? – Then you are one of 72,000 unpaid carers in Leeds and they are here to support you.
If you have any questions or concerns, get in touch with their carer support team.

Call our advice line Monday – Friday, 9am – 4.30pm on 0113 380 4300