If you are experiencing difficulties with drugs, or anyone you know is, you can access support from a range of services in North Yorkshire.

Local services

North Yorkshire Horizons is an integrated drug and alcohol recovery service for North Yorkshire. North Yorkshire Horizons is a free service which offers access to experienced and professional teams who work with individuals on their journey to recovery from drugs and / or alcohol. When you join the service, you will be allocated a key worker who will support you throughout your treatment and help you develop a recovery plan that's built around you and your circumstances.

North Yorkshire Horizons offer a range of advice and support within your area including:

  • Structured counselling;
  • Day programmes; and
  • Access to detoxification services.

See the location page of the North Yorkshire Horizons website for more details of the local service hubs in your area.

You can contact North Yorkshire Horizons on 01723 330730.

North Yorkshire service for young people

Compass REACH is a free service for young people aged from nine to 19 (and up to 25 for those with special educational needs or disabilities) across North Yorkshire affected by substance misuse, poor sexual health and issues relating to emotional wellbeing and mental health.

National help and advice on drug related issues

  • FRANK the drugs helpline, offers information and advice to anyone concerned about drugs use. You can call the 0300 123 6600 helpline number 24-hours a day, 365 days a year to speak to a trained advisor in confidence. The advice is free. You can also contact FRANK via instant messenger on the website between 2pm and 6pm, email frank@talktofrank.com or text 82111.
  • Support for adults, young people and families affected by drugs is available from Addaction.
  • If your family is being affected by drug issues, support is available through Adfam.

Additional information from NHS Choices

See the NHS Choices pages below for more information on drugs:

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