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Young People's Drug and Alcohol Team (YPDAT)

Treatment provision for people under 18, who live in Southend, to address their drug and/or alcohol misuse.

YPDAT also provides a service for 18-21 year olds with drug misuse issues. This service will work with those who are misusing a wide range of substances, but will not be working with those with opiate and/or crack cocaine use. Those over the age of 18 who are misusing opiates and/or crack cocaine will be referred to Southend Treatment And Recovery Service (CGL).


YPDAT availability:- 
Monday – 9am to 5.30pm
Tuesday – 9am to 5.30pm
Wednesday – 9am to 5.30pm
Thursday – 9am to 7pm  (4pm to 7pm is Drop-In.)
Friday – 9am to 4.30pm

Open Access Drop-In is from 4pm to 7pm on Thursdays at Civic 2.  Parent advice and consultation can be provided within the Thursday Drop-In session.  (Drop-In has now returned to Civic 2.) 

Who to contact

01702 534300
01702 534786

Where to go

Name of venue
Civic 2
Venue address
Victoria Avenue

When is it on?

Session Information
Further evening and weekend appointments can be arranged as required. Please call for further information.
Open access drop-in session: Thursday 4-7pm

Other details

No cost
Referral required?
Referral and availability notes

Agency referrals via DUST (Drug Use Screening Tool)

Young people and families may refer by phone or by attending the open access drop-in on Thursday afternoons 4pm to 7pm.

Age Range
Up to 21

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Address: Victoria Avenue  Southend-on-Sea,  Essex, 

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