Media Relations

We’re here to support your media request

Our media team can help with media enquiries, external communications, digital enquiries, and social media.

If you are interested in covering the work of County Durham Drug and Alcohol Recovery Services, or broader topics that impact our work supporting people with their drug and/or alcohol use, we can provide:

  • Interviewees and real stories
  • Expert comment
  • Statistics and background information
  • Support with filming requests

For media enquiries:

Email Chloe Powell (

These contact details should only be used by journalists wanting to contact the media team.

Our working hours are 9:00am – 5:00pm, Monday – Friday, and we will endeavour to get back to you as soon as possible.

Reporting on alcohol and drugs with dignity and respect.

Please read Adfam’s Media Toolkit for journalists and editors for advice on best practice when writing about alcohol and other drugs.