Drugs & Alcohol

We aim to give you the facts about drugs and alcohol – the highs as well as the lows, which means you can make your own choices.

If you’re thinking of quitting or cutting down or would like any advice or support, get in touch with the Young Hackney Substance Misuse Service.

The Young Hackney Substance Misuse service is open to anyone aged under 25, it’s free and completely confidential.

They can help if you’re worried about your own substance use or if you’re worried about a friend or family member.

Remember: All drugs come with risk.

Let’s Talk About Drugs – Podcast

Our Substance Misuse Team have created a podcast series aiming to give you the facts about drugs and alcohol so you can make informed choices.

Each episode is an open and relaxed conversation with different special guests – expect to laugh, learn and get the answers to the questions you really want to know.

Episode 1 – Basic drugs

Episode 2 – Hallucinogens

Episode 3 РStimulants 

Episode 4 – Dealings and interventions

For extra information and advice on drugs and drink, visit ‘Talk to Frank’. Which provides honest information about the effects of drugs as well as offering support and advice for those who want it.


Talk to Frank