Addictions (Alcohol and Drugs)

For the Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole area, contact We Are With You on 01202 558855

For the Dorset Council area contact Reach – Humankind ( or call 0800 043 4656.

A separate medical service covering prescribing, psychosocial support, blood-borne virus services and psychology – across the whole of Dorset – is provided by the AWP Specialist Drug & Alcohol Service. This can be contacted on 01202 977010.

You can also access help by speaking to your GP or other healthcare professional. You can also complete this referral form which will help direct you to the right service.

If you are a relative or carer of someone with addiction problems, you can access help at Support for drug problems - Public Health Dorset - Dorset Council 

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