Young People’s Drug and Alcohol Team (YPDAT)

About the Organisation

The Young Person’s Drug and Alcohol Team is commissioned to provide treatment for substance misuse to young people under the age of 18. YPDAT also provides service for young adults 18-21 years old with an established pathway to adult services but will not be working with those who are misusing opiates and/or crack cocaine or are alcohol dependent. Those will be referred to STARS Southend Treatment and Recovery Service (CGL) – Adult Services.

Services provided

Screening, Identification and Brief interventions
Comprehensive Substance Use Assessment followed by Recovery Care Plan
Psychosocial interventions including Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioural Informed Therapy and Relapse Prevention
Group Intervention Programmes
Recovery Group Support
Counselling
Acupuncture
Support accessing stop smoking service

Contact Name
Young Peoples Drug and Alcohol Team
Phone Number
01702 534300 & 01702 534785
Address Line 1
Civic 2
Address Line 2
Victoria Avenue
Town
Southend-on-Sea
County
Essex
Post Code
SS2 6ER
Opening Times
Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm
Service Area
Southend