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EDP - Weymouth Drug & Alcohol Advisory Service

About this service

EDP provides a free and confidential advice and information service to drug and alcohol users, their families, partners, carers and other agencies in Dorset. You can call us on the phone, drop in to one of our clinics during opening hours, join a group or discuss concerns with one of our trained staff members over the phone. Offers:

  • Advice and information for individuals worried about their drug and alcohol use; Information and advice for professionals working with substance misusers.
  • Harm reduction advice on safer injecting, wound care, overdose prevention and more; Needle exchange and free paraphernalia (vit c and citric, swabs, bins etc).
  • Access to blood borne virus (BBV) testing, advise information and referral to counselling.
  • Help with looking after your general health (Including safer sex, alcohol misuse, nutrition etc) and give support and advice for families, friends or carers of service users.
  • Free acupuncture sessions for help with cravings for stimulants, anxiety and more.
  • Groups for preparation for change and relapse prevention.

Referral (how to access this service)

Self - Contact during opening hours, or leave a message and someone will get in touch. Through your GP and other health professionals or agencies.

Catchment (areas they serve)



Basepoint, Jubilee Close, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 7BS
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Opening times

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Concerned about...

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