Drugs and alcohol support

Are you using drugs and alcohol with your friends? Are you just curious?

Whatever the reasons you might try alcohol and other drugs, it might help to talk to someone who understands and can give you friendly, confidential help and support.

Are you a Young Person experiencing problems with drugs or alcohol?

Why not speak to someone who knows the effects of too much drink and drugs and can help you avoid the risks

Want confidential help and advice on drugs and alcohol?

We can help you make life safer, healthier and happier.

Call Swanswell on 0300 303 5000 between 9.00am and 5.00pm, or leave a message on our answer phone and we’ll call you back.  Or you can e-mail us at swanswellyp@swanswell.org

Other useful info

Websites

www.compass-uk.org - information about local young people’s services

www.nhs.uk - information on drugs and alcohol and the support that you can access.

www.adfam.org.uk - A website for those coping with, or worried about a family members addiction

www.Checkyourdrinking.net - Asses your drinking and its effects it might have on your health and finances

www.drugsmeter.com - Drugs meter offers a similar service that allows you to assess the impact of your alcohol or drug use and compare it to average levels of use.

www.legalhighslethallows.co.uk - Get help, advice and information on legal highs and know the risks at 

Help lines

Drinkline: 0800 917 8282

Drinkline is a 24-hour helpline that you can call to talk about concerns over alcohol us

Legal Highs, Lethal Lows

 Legal Highs Lethal Lows Poster

Legal highs (also known as Novel Psyscoactive Substances) are substances used like illegal drugs, but not covered by current misuse of drugs laws, and so they are legal to possess or to use.

Although these drugs are marketed as legal substances, this does not mean that they are safe or approved for people to use. Some drugs marketed as legal highs actually contain some ingredients that are illegal to possess.

Read more at:  http://www.legalhighslethallows.co.uk/