Alcohol and drug advice and services
There are over 10 million people in England drinking at levels which increase their risk of harming their health.
Alcohol has been identified as casual factor in more than 200 medical conditions including:-
If you are concerned about your own, or someone else's drinking you could try visiting NHS choices website where there is some useful advice.
The harms caused by drug misuse are far-reaching and affect lives at every level. In 2015-16, around 2.7 million (8.4%) of 16-59 year olds in England and Wales reported using a drug in the last year.
If you are concerned about your own, or someone else's drug misuse you could visit FRANK or the NHS choices website
There are a number of local organisations we support, working across Wakefield to offer support, advice and treatment.
This service provides support and advice for anybody experiencing problems with drugs and/or alcohol. The service operates from two hubs – Wakefield city centre and Castleford as well as having satellite sites across the district.
This service is a drug and alcohol service for young people aged 18 and under which provides free, friendly and confidential support for young people who are worried about their drug and/or alcohol use.
This service offers information, advice, help and support for the parents, partners, families and carers who care for or are affected by a loved one's drug and/or alcohol misuse. The service offers a 24-hour confidential helpline - 0845 146 0002