Local Support Services
For information and support on alcohol or drugs please contact Turning Point which is the substance misuse service for Leicestershire and Rutland. Call on 0330 303 6000.
Turning Point also offer an online digital treatment tool that can help with alcohol use as well as wellbeing support via Alcohol support.
- Teen Health 11-19 (new service from Sept 2022 in replace of school nursing for this age group) - one of the key priority areas is to support children and young people to make healthier choices with a focus on reducing substance misuse particularly cannabis use, and reducing alcohol consumption.
- Leicestershire Police - offer workshops and support to schools to help raise awareness about 5 key topics which are aimed at KS3, including: Substance Misuse, County lines, Knife Crime, Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE), Online Safety. For more information, contact Katie Hudson, CYP Officer at Leicestershire Police, School.Workshops@leics.police.uk.
National Support Services
- Frank - Provides honest information about drugs and alcohol. Live chat service is available (2pm - 6pm, 7 days a week). Call 0300 123 6600 or email email@example.com.
- Drink Aware - Provide support, information and advice about the impact of alcohol on you, your family or friends. Free webchat service available (hours vary). Call on 0300 123 1110.