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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.

16 North Street
Reading RG1 7DA
Phone: 0118 901 5666

Source is Reading’s Young People’s Drug & Alcohol service. We work with young people under 18 years old or up to 25 if they are vulnerable adults or have learning difficulties. We also offer family work support for our clients.

Service offers:
• Confidential assessments of young persons drug/alcohol use including NPS (formerly legal highs)
• Links to substitute prescribing services
• Needs led care plan to address drug and alcohol issues
• One to one sessions based on individual learning styles
• Help to access healthcare services in the community
• Signposting for Young persons services e.g CSE, YES, Young Carers etc
• Stop Smoking Service
• C-card registration
• Family work support available to families of drug users through our dedicated family worker

146 Camberwell Road
Greater London
London SE5 0EE
Phone: 020 7358 7266
Fax: 020 7701 7792

CGL Southwark is a free, safe and confidential drug and alcohol service for any adult over the age of 18 who lives in the London Borough of Southwark.

The service supports all people from any background, who uses any kind of drug and/or alcohol and who wants to recover or change. We work at all levels, from prevention and early engagement, through to recovery. We understand people may also be dealing with other issues and we offer a range of 'wrap around' services to support these.

If you are new to the service, then please come straight to 146 Camberwell Road. This site is open access during opening hours so you are able to drop in at any time and there are always staff on hand to help. 146 Camberwell Road hosts a wide range of activity including group work, individual support sessions and Needle Exchange.

74 Kirkgate
West Yorkshire
Leeds LS2 7DJ
Phone: 0113 887 2477 - Adults
Fax: 0113 263 9810

Forward Leeds is managed by:
• Barca Leeds
• St Anne’s Community Service
• St Martin’s Healthcare Service
• Leeds & York Foundation Trust

Forward Leeds provides support for adults, young people and families needing help with alcohol and drug use in Leeds.

24 Friar Lane
Nottingham NG1 6DQ
Phone: 0115 824 0366

Since 1998, Double Impact has been developing services designed to enable people experiencing problems with drugs and alcohol to change their lives through recovery support and community integration. We are a unique service which deals with all the issues facing recovering people. We provide educational groups, accredited courses to build self-esteem and employment skills, housing support, specialist debt advice, volunteering experiences, advice for family members, and safe places for people to socialise and support each other.

Also runs an alcohol free social space with hot food, live bands and comedy - visit Café Sobar at 22 Friar Lane.

Fleet Square
Lancaster LA1 1EZ
Phone: 0808 164 0074

We are a young people’s substance misuse service for under 25’s. We cover Lancaster and Morecambe, Fylde and Wyre. 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 the YMCA. 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.

If you're having trouble finding the right type of help, you can always call FRANK on 0300 123 6600 and we can talk through your options.

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