Talk to Frank - Honest information about drugs

Bedfordshire Young People

About this service

We provide a confidential service to young people aged 5-18 who are:

  • Thinking about using drugs or alcohol
  • Currently using drugs or alcohol
  • Affected by a family members drug or alcohol use

We offer telephone/text/email support, virtual sessions and face to face appointments.

We provide short term information and advice sessions, (1-3 sessions).

Long term support (up to 12 sessions) including an assessment and child-led careplan to improve social, emotional and physical wellbeing.

Family sessions looking at conflict resolution.

Three month follow up session after discharge.

Targeted group work including drug and alcohol education and structured harm reduction support.

Professionals Training including Drug and Alcohol Education, Current Trends, and Parental

Substance Misuse and Impact on Child.

Multi Agency Working

Referral (how to access this service)

Self referral or via other agency. (Requested by Email)

Catchment (areas they serve)

Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire


Woburn Court, 2 Railton Road, Kempston, Bedfordshire, MK42 7PN
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Opening times

Monday to Thursday 9am - 5pm. Friday 9am - 4pm

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Help and advice

What to do in an emergency

If you or someone else needs urgent help after taking drugs or drinking, call 999 for an ambulance. Tell the crew everything you know. It could save their life.

What else to do in an emergency