Alcohol and Drugs

If you have any issues, queries or concerns with drugs or substance use then you can contact In2change young people’s Drug and Alcohol Project.

Alternatively there are some fantastic websites and help lines that can you give you information on drugs and substances.

National Support Services

TalktoFrank – The National Drug Education Service offers a friendly confidential drugs advice service.  It  has got lots of info on substances (including the new ones), it tells you the risks, how you can stay safe and what to do if you need help and support.  or alternatively phone 03001236600.  You can have a live chat on the website between 2pm-6pm

DAN 247 is a helpline in Wales  24hr drug and alcohol helpline which can be contacted on Freephone: 0808 808 2234 Or text DAN to: 81066 is a website to help build resilience to prevent drug and alcohol abuse.

If you would like more information on this topic or you have questions please call into the INFO Shop or contact us on 01978 295600 / Instant message.  If you leave us a message we will get back to you as soon as we can.


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