Welcome to Blackburn with Darwen Integrated Prevention and Recovery Service

We offer a wide range of support for anyone worried about their own or somebody else’s drug or alcohol use. We offer advice and guidance to individuals and family members through rapid, open access assessment leading to support and treatment. Our aim is to provide the kind of support that allows people to make positive changes in their lives and make recovery a real possibility.


If you struggle to access our services, whether this is due to childcare, health needs or work commitments, Inspire’s digital team are here to help! Provided you have the technology needed, such as a smart phone or access to a computer, your entire Inspire Journey could be done digitally.

Social Media

Be sure to keep an eye on our social media pages. We often post regular events and other support groups. Head over to our page and give us a like :)


Inspire are there to support you along your way to acheive your goals. We offer a wide range of support from 1-2-1's, group work, Maps, online support and much more.

Carl’s Story

Two years ago Carl was sleeping rough in a car park and using heroin and crack. With the help of Change Grow Live, he’s now built an amazing new life in recovery, with a loving family, a home and a successful career. See how he did it.

Latest News

C’s Story

As part of National Storytelling Week (1st-8th of February), we asked for stories from our service users, past and present. C was kind enough to share her story with us. “From the age of 13 Read more…

Get in Touch

Find us at

St Johns Court

Ainsworth St



Inspire House

Exchange St



Give us a ring

01254 495 014

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If you want to contact us to raise a comment , compliment or a complaint please contact the Project manager directly or send your comments via the Have Your Say.

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Coronavirus information


Please visit our coronavirus page to read advice for anyone who uses our services.