Stockport Council



START ( Stockport Triage, Assessment and Referral Team) We are the first point of contact for any drug/alcohol support in Stockport. START operates under Stockport City Council and provides one-to-one sessions to connect you to the alcohol and/or drug support and treatment that is right for you.


Available In
  • Stockport
Available to Age Groups
  • No Restriction
What we can help with
  • Information on government/council support schemes
  • Someone to talk to
Available to these Groups
  • All Groups

Additional Information

Stockport Triage Assessment and Referral Team (START) offer advice and referrals for a range of lifestyle areas.

We can offer you free, confidential and local support if you live, work or are registered with a GP in Stockport.

We can help you make changes in many different areas, whether you want to:

  • stop smoking
  • eat a healthy diet
  • get more active
  • be a healthy weight
  • reduce the amount of alcohol you drink
  • stop taking drugs
  • feel more confident about making changes

When you contact us, youll speak to one of our team members who'll have a chat with you to see which services are best to support you with your goals to become healthier.

We can offer:

  • telephone support
  • 1-1 appointments
  • group sessions

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