Non-Opiate Community Clinic: The Grove


This is a service specifically for people affected by non-opiate substance use in Haringey. This service is available at the Grove and in community satellite clinics across Haringey. The service provides:

  • 1:1 motivational sessions
  • online and face-to-face appointments at the Grove or in the community 
  • access to our group programme
  • access to talking therapies i.e. counselling/talking therapies 
  • physical health/psychiatric reviews
  • testing for blood-borne viruses 
  • support with application for housing and benefits (Connected Communities)
  • employment support
  • access to Breaking Free Online (online recovery support tool)
  • women-only space
  • onward referrals to a range of specialist services

To learn more about this initiative, contact Matthew Mitchell, Non-Opiate Senior Practitioner at the Grove (see service feedback).

Eligibility Criteria


  • resident of Haringey
  • 18 and over
  • use, or have used, non-opiate substance
  • have been affected by non-opiate drug use; e.g. parent, carer or friend of person affected 

How to Refer

GPs, support workers, and other health professionals can refer

Refer by phone to receive a referral form

Currently the team provide a walk-in satellite clinic at 157 Medical Practice in Finsbury Park. 

Refer by email to receive a referral form


Patients can self-refer and healthcare professionals can refer using this e-referral portal. 


The Grove Drug Service

Hornsey Central Neighbourhood Centre (Satellite Clinic)

Available on Wednesdays, 1.30-7.30pm

Service Feedback

Matthew Mitchell: Non-Opiate Senior Practitioner 020 8702 6220

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Review date: Saturday, 08 March 2025