Drugs and Alcohol
Young People who use Drugs/Alcohol
Young people are growing up in a world in which drugs of all kinds (including tobacco, alcohol, medicines and illegal drugs) are increasingly common. Despite this, most young people do not use illegal drugs or develop problematic drug use, a fact that many adults and the media do not acknowledge. However, drugs do cause significant health and social problems for young people, whether they use drugs themselves or have contact with others who use drugs. Young people, who do have problems with drugs need well-informed help and support.
If you want to find out more about drugs, visit the Talk to Frank website
If you have concerns about someone’s drug use, please go to the family section of the Talk to Frank website.
PROPS – Positive Response to Overcoming Problems of Substance Misuse
Offers one to one advice and counselling for carers of people affected by someone else’s alcohol or drug use. Also offers CRAFT training (Community Reinforcement and Family Training) for families. Group peer support is offered on alternate Tuesday mornings. Another group will be starting on Monday evenings. For more information please contact PROPS.
North Tyneside PROPS is based at the Linskill Centre
Tyne and Wear
Tel: 0191 270 4248