From Harm to Hope

The National Government published “From Harm to Hope”, which is a 10-year plan to cut crime and save lives by reducing the supply and demand for drugs and delivering a high-quality treatment and recovery system. The plan is aiming to:

  • Break drug supply chains
  • Deliver a world class treatment and recovery system
  • Achieve a shift in the demand for drugs

You can view the full plan at: From harm to hope: A 10-year drugs plan to cut crime and save lives

Coventry Drug and Alcohol Strategy

Locally Coventry has its own strategy with our vision for people in Coventry to live their lives free from the harms associated with substance abuse. Our six key priorities are:

  • Reduce Drug and Alcohol related crimes
  • Reduce Drug and Alcohol supply
  • Reduce overall Drug and Alcohol use
  • Reduce Drug and Alcohol-related harms and deaths
  • Increase engagement in Drug and Alcohol treatment
  • Improve long-term recovery

See the Strategy Summary - Coventry Drug and Alcohol Strategy Summary 2023 - 2033

You can view the full Strategy - Coventry Drug and Alcohol Strategy 2023 - 2033 

Drug and Alcohol Support Available in Coventry:

Change Grow Live (CGL) Coventry:  Offer information, advice and guidance to anybody who is looking to make a change around their use of Drugs or Alcohol. For more information call CGL on 024 7601 0241 or email them on CGL Coventry is based at 1 Lamb Street, Coventry City Centre, CV1 4AE.

Positive Choices Coventry: Coventry’s Young Person’s service supports individuals aged 18 and younger and will offer advice and support around drinking and drugs, relationships, and sexual health. For more information call Positive Choices on 024 7655 3130 or email them on

Healthy Lifestyles Coventry: Proves advice and coaching for individuals looking at cutting down or stopping drinking alcohol. For more information call HLC on 0800 122 3780 or email them on HLS Coventry is based on the 2nd Floor, John Sinclair House, Canal Basin, Coventry CV1 4LY.

Wider Information and Advice for Alcohol:

 NHS Alcohol Advice – Advice and support for reducing the amount of alcohol you drink.

 Drinkaware - Help with learning about the impact of alcohol on you, your family or friends

  •  Drinkchat - uses trained professionals from the national alcohol support helpline, Drinkline. You can have a web chat with someone at Drinkchat between 9am-2pm on weekdays.
  • Drinkline – Speak to someone at drinkline on 0300 123 1110 (Weekdays 9am – 8pm, Weekends 11am – 4pm)

 Alcoholics Anonymous - AA is focused solely on the persona; recovery and continued sobriety of individual alcoholics who turn to the fellowship for help. If you need help with a drinking problem either phone the national helpline on 08—9177 650 or email

Wider Information and Advice for Drug Use:

 NHS Drug Addiction: Getting Help – If you need treatment for a drug addiction, you’re entitled to NHS care in the same way as anyone else who has a health problem.

Adfam - Adfam is a national charity who are tackling the negative effects of drugs and alcohol on family members and friends.

FRANK – Friendly, confidential drugs advice. FRANK is a national drug education service, and it aims to reduce the abuse of all drug use. It provides the facts and figures to adults and young people about the harms of drug use.