Connect – Young People’s Substance Use Service

Connect – Young People’s Substance Use Service

Connect YP client performing at DHI's Annual Event

About the service

Connect YP is a substance use service for young people aged up to 18 and young adults aged 18-25.

We provide advice, guidance and one-to-one sessions for young people and young adults who are having problems with drugs and/or alcohol. The service is free and confidential, and we aim to provide a flexible and non-judgemental space for young people to be open about the problems they are facing.

How we help

Connect YP sees young people and young adults in Wiltshire, in their communities and at schools, colleges and home visits.

Our services include:

  • Brief interventions
  • Individual sessions
  • Outreach
  • Groups
  • Harm reduction information and advice
  • Signposting to other services
  • Workshops and training for professionals
  • Workshops and training for young people

Download the Connect YP Referral Form

Download the Connect YP Hospital Referral Form

Click here to access Turning Point's self referral tool

For parents and carers

If you are the parent or carer of a young person using drugs or alcohol problematically, then you should also think about your own wellbeing. Our free and confidential online tool, webFAM, can help you think about your own needs and suggests techniques and services to help you address those.

Try webFAM now

We do not provide Out of Hours or emergency support. If you need help in an emergency or outside of our working hours (9am-5pm Monday to Friday), visit our Out of hours help page.

Accessing the service


0300 5550157




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