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Posted on: 12th November 2010

Official Opening of Brentwood Open Road

Open Road is delighted to announce the opening of our new treatment centre in Brentwood, Essex.

Open Road is delighted to announce the opening of our new treatment centre in Brentwood, Essex.

The centre was officially opened on Friday 12th November 2010 by Mike Gogarty, Essex Director of Public Health. The new centre is based in The Holly Building on the site of the former Highwood Hospital, Ongar Road, Brentwood.

The centre is open for anyone to contact regarding drug and alcohol problems. Open Road offers a drop-in service, assessment and a range of treatment options.

The launch of this centre further develops and strengthens Open Road’s services in Essex, allowing us to help many more people and continue to forge strong links with local healthcare organisations.

Sarah Wright, Chief Executive, said of this opening, “This is an exciting development for Open Road to serve the community in Brentwood. Our dedicated team of professional staff and volunteers will be providing a range of services. We will be working with a range of other healthcare agencies to provide a comprehensive service for individuals and families affected by drugs and alcohol.”

The Brentwood centre can be contacted directly on 01277 265180 or for services anywhere in Essex contact Open Road on 0844 499 1323.

Notes to Editors:

Open Road is a registered charity and leading provider of drug and alcohol treatment services in the East of England. In 2015 Open Road will be celebrating 25 years of delivering high quality services to empower individuals and families to recover from the harmful impact of drugs and alcohol. Every year Open Road helps thousands of individuals and their families to combat their drug and alcohol addictions, offering a range of one to one support, group therapy and harm reduction services. Open road currently employs over 100 staff and has a team of over 200 volunteers who actively support our work.

For further information about Open Road please contact us.