Friday, July 19, 2024

New drug and alcohol service opened

MAYOR Cllr Yash Gupta officially opened the new Thurrock Young Peoples Drug and Alcohol Service (TYPDAS) on Thursday 28th June at the OASIS building in Orsett Road.

Open Door TYPDAS offers young people help and support from experienced workers who understand the problems associated with drugs and alcohol. The service is based from the same building as Open Door’s very successful adult substance misuse service Oasis.

The launch saw Open Door showcasing many of the services it provides for young people and adults in Thurrock including its Schools Outreach Service, Counselling Service, Housing Advice and its YPLA Project – for young people in care. The event was well attended with over 60 people visiting from schools and other local services.

Young People with drug or alcohol concerns can either drop-in or phone and arrange an appointment. For further information please contact Laura or Courtney on 01375 376111

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