Alcohol and Drugs

It’s important to understand the facts about alcohol and drugs so you can make informed decisions and keep yourself and others safe.

You may think that alcohol and drugs are the answers to life problems, whether that’s to help you fit in with others, look cool or to escape or cope with other problems in your life. However, alcohol and drugs can create other problems that could leave you worse off in the future.

Resources and organisations to help:


Fusion is the local alcohol and drugs service for young people in Redbridge, based in Barkingside. You can refer yourself by completing this form and sending to Tel:   0208 708 7801


Talk to FRANK for friendly, confidential advice 24/7 Tel: 0300 1236600 or ext: 82111 to ask a question and FRANK will text you back.


Don’t be a Zombie gives you information relating to the effect of different substances on your mind and body.


Al-Anon Family Groups

Alateen is for teenage relatives and friends of alcoholics. Alateen is part of Al-Anon. More information can be accessed from