Drugs and Alcohol
The Edge Berkshire
The Edge offers a non-judgemental and confidential service for young people up to the age of 18, who have drug or alcohol concerns, living in West Berkshire. The Edge is a really friendly environment where young people can feel relaxed and safe. The Edge is in Newbury town centre, but a worker can see young people at school, home or anywhere else they feel comfortable.
One You Drinks Tracker - Mobile App
Drinking a bit too much can sneak up on you. Our free drinks tracker app makes it easy to keep an eye on the booze and take control with daily tips and feedback.
Download on the Apple App Store
If you’re worried about your own or someone else’s drinking, you can call this free helpline, in complete confidence.
Mindful Alcohol Project
Are you worried that you are drinking too much?
The Mindful Alcohol Project is a free six-session online programme for West Berkshire residents who want to explore their relationship with alcohol and develop healthy habits that promote safe and happy lives.
Talk to Frank
If you have a problem with drugs Talk to Frank for friendly, confidential drugs advice.
Local drug and alcohol addiction services
Swanswell is a national alcohol and drug charity that helps people change and be happy.
For more information about the benefits of drinking less, top tips and more visit NHS Choices – Drinking and Alcohol
Alternatively, for more information on how drug misuse can be harmful to your health visit NHS Choices – The Effects of Drugs