Drug support

Drug abuse affects people from all walks of life. Dealing with addiction often requires outside help.

Self-help advice

Visit We Are With You (external link) for tips to help you stop using drugs. Free interactive tools to help you make some positive changes in your life.

Are you worried about someone else?

The following organisations provide help and support if you are worried about someone else's drug use:

How to get help

For those aged 19 and over, We Are With You (external link) is for anyone who wants help with their own or someone else's drug problem, offering advice, practical support, assessment and treatment.

(if you are under 19 please visit drug and alcohol treatment for young people)

Seeking help to combat addiction

Needle Exchange

We have a number of needle exchanges across the borough.

You can:

  • pick up free needles and barrels
  • return used equipment
  • get confidential advice.

Find your nearest needle exchange.

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