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Alcohol Facts and Information

 Many adults and young people enjoy drinking alcohol. Here are some facts  – about recommended safe levels of drinking, about 'units' and the law – to help you drink safely.

Drug Facts and Information

 Drug use affects individuals, families and communities. There are many different types of illicit drugs which can seem confusing so it is worth getting some basic information on them.  The information below is a good starting point and we have provided links to many other websites for more detailed and specific information.


Harm Reduction in Worcestershire

 Harm Reduction is a core and critical theme in the delivery of drug treatment.  In the broadest sense harm reduction approaches and activity are about working to reduce the health, social and economic disadvantage and negative impact to individuals, families and communities caused by problematic use of substances.  More specifically it is about reducing the direct risks associated with drug use to the individual drug user.


Local Information

 You will find all of the current documents here related to the work of Worcestershire Drug and Alcohol Services as well as those of the former Drug & Alcohol Action Team, including the annual Needs Assessment, Drug and Alcohol Action Plan and Strategic Alcohol Plan. The Needs Assessment gives details of population, drug and alcohol use and progress for the last year.

Further Information

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External websites

  • Talk to Frank
    Free and confidential information and signposting.
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
    Community programme to encourage abstinence from alcohol.
  • Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
    Recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other.
  • AdFam 
    Information, training and support for carers, support groups and professionals.  
  • Alcohol Myths Buster
    Test your knowledge of alcohol-related risks and find out the facts about drinking.

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This page was last reviewed 9 May 2013 at 11:07.
The page is next due for review 5 November 2014.