Better Lives Drug and Alcohol Service


Self-directed referrals are appropriate for this service. Direct patients to the provider website (see below) for further information.

Better Lives offers free and confidential support for Islington residents affected by drug or alcohol problems, as well as their families and carers. 

The specialist team includes substance misuse practitioners, doctors, nurses, social workers, psychologists and pharmacists, as well as complementary therapists, volunteers and peer mentors who provide advice, assessment and treatment for drug and/or alcohol problems.

Eligibility criteria


  • Islington residents aged 18+
  • their families and carers

Provided By

Enhanced Services View All

Pathways View All

General Services

Adult Safeguarding

Child Safeguarding

Community Services

Navigating Self-Care

Urgent & Emergency Care for Adults

Urgent & Emergency Care for Children

Review date: Wednesday, 15 November 2023