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Rochdale and Oldham Active Recovery (ROAR)

Rochdale And Oldham Active Recovery provide an integrated drug and alcohol service across the boroughs of Rochdale and Oldham.

Turning Point Rochdale Hub, 11-14 St Chad’s Court,, Rochdale , OL16 1QU
Umbrella org:
Turning Point
Area serviced:
Rochdale and Oldham residents
0300 555 0234
How to apply:
Telephone or visit website

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When you are addicted, for example, to the use of alcohol, drugs, smoking, sex or gambling, you are (physically or mentally) dependent on this use or behaviour. You get withdrawal and/or tolerance symptoms when you don't use the substance. Tolerance means that one needs higher quantities of a substance over time to reach the desired effects.
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