Drugs advice and services
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
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.
Inspiring Recovery Hub Needle Exchanges
|Wakefield ||Grosvenor House, 8-20 Union Street, Wakefield, WF1 3AE |
|Castleford ||4-6 Wesley Street, Castleford, WF10 1AE |
|ASDA, Glasshoughton ||ASDA In Store Pharmacy, Leeds Road, Glasshoughton, Castleford, WF10 5EL |
|Tesco, Hemsworth ||Tesco in-store pharmacy, Market Street, Hemsworth, Pontefract, WF9 4LB |
|Living Care, Wakefield||Trinity Medical Centre, Thornhill Street, Wakefield, WF1 1PG |
|South Elmsall||Westfield Centre, Westfield Lane, South Elmsall WF9 2PU|
Tuesdays and Thursdays - 2pm to 4pm
Fridays - 9:3am to 12:30pm
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.