Drug and alcohol support services for young people

Why and how we can help you

Drug and alcohol misuse has multiple risks to your development and health. The damage done during childhood can impact your future, limiting your physical and education development. Many adults with established drug misuse problems started using drugs as a young person

You may benefit greatly from support and advice for drug and alcohol use. This support is geared to help you cope with exam stress, schoolwork and the other pressures you may face including family breakdowns and domestic abuse.

Drugs, alcohol and young people

Youth drug and alcohol solutions team (YDAS) deliver a high quality and caring service for young people aged 18 and under (up to 25 with additional needs).

The service works with young people who are affected by their own, or someone else’s, substance use or those who would like to gain more knowledge, whether they use substances or not. The service aims is to support young people in making more informed choices, and enable them to develop skills and strategies so that they can flourish and lead healthy, happy and safe lives. A member of the team will meet with a young person in a comfortable environment where they feel safe. 

The team also provide drug and alcohol awareness sessions to professionals, schools, individuals and groups.

The service is based at Civic offices, 1 Saxon Court East, Milton Keynes, MK9 3EJ.

For more information and to access this service

You can ask for support from our service by completing a simple referral form and a member of our team will contact you to discuss support.

If you need more information please call either: Zoe Ashton 07557 317317 or James Coleman 07823 518842 or email the team.