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This is a list of services in your local area, along with some national agencies you can contact no matter where you live. Some of the services listed below may not be available to everyone. They might be specific to a certain age group, or require a referral from GP or health professional.


We recommend you ring ahead first, to see if it's the most suitable choice.

Elm Park Children’s Centre
Diban Avenue
Greater London
Hornchurch RM12 4YH
Phone: 0790 909 7621

Wize Up is a free and confidential drug and alcohol service for young people aged 10-18 (including young offenders) and their families in the London Borough of Havering.

We are an experienced team of substance misuse specialists. We don’t judge and we don’t tell people what to do. We are here to listen and support you to make the positive changes you think you need. We are an outreach service, so we are more than happy to come and see you wherever is most convenient for you. We can meet you in school or college, at a local library or anywhere else you feel comfortable.
 

10 Hedley Close
Greater London
Romford RM1 1AH
Phone: 0790 909 7621

Wize Up is a free and confidential drug and alcohol service for young people aged 10-18 (including young offenders) and their families in the London Borough of Havering.

We are an experienced team of substance misuse specialists. We don’t judge and we don’t tell people what to do. We are here to listen and support you to make the positive changes you think you need. We are an outreach service, so we are more than happy to come and see you wherever is most convenient for you. We can meet you in school or college, at a local library or anywhere else you feel comfortable.

Union House
29 Union Street
West Yorkshire
Dewsbury WF13 1AS
Phone: 01924 454 167

Provides a regular drop in Breakfast Club for those who are socially excluded or homeless in Dewsbury. It also offers routes into treatment for alcohol and drug dependency and runs an abstinence based recovery programme. As well as links and advice around housing, employment, training and education, there are regular recovery based meetings.

The Link Centre
St Chad's Drive
Merseyside
Kirkby L32 8RE
Phone: 0782 784 2495 - Tony

Are you worried about a member of your family that may be using drugs and/or alcohol? Do you need support and/or advice? Would you like to speak with others with similar experiences?

If so, CGL will be starting a family support meeting. All are welcome. Speak to Tony, in confidence, on 0782 784 2495.

CVS Building
62-64 Yorkshire Street
Lancashire
Preston BB11 3BT
Phone: 0808 164 0074

We are a young people’s substance misuse service for under 25’s. We cover Burnley, Pendle, Ribble Valley, Rossendale and Hyndburn. Our work is mainly conducted in one to ones using a variety of psychosocial interventions. We conduct group work for young people and professionals around drugs and alcohol and take part in outreach engaging young people in their own environment. If needed, we have access to prescribing for those who require pharmaceutical interventions.

We see clients in community venues including youth centres; colleges schools and youth offending teams with drop ins at our local base; the CVS building. We deal with all drugs and alcohol, including NPS/legal highs. Our clients have ranged from an 8 year old for cannabis education to 20 year olds on heroin and crack cocaine. In the main we receive referrals for 15 -18 year olds for alcohol and cannabis.

Remember the people at these organisations are professionally trained and must keep everything you say confidential.


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