Help With Drugs Or Alcohol

Coronavirus (COVID-19): change to service

On advice from the government regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), some services have changed. Find the latest information and advice for Drug and alcohol support services in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.

See further information about changes to services.

If you need help with a drug or alcohol problem or are concerned about someone else:


  • call 01202 558855 to speak to the BEAT (Bournemouth Engagement & Assessment Team)
  • drop in to the BEAT, 6 Trinity House, 161 Old Christchurch Road, BH1 1JU

Children and young people

  • call Young Addaction 01202 830173


Services to support people on their journey of recovery through drug or alcohol misuse are available through

Bournemouth Recovery Treatment System

Young People

Specialist service - helps young people who have drug or alcohol problems

Preventative service - information, advice and resilience building. Helps young people affected by or worried about someone else's drug or alcohol misuse. 

Support for young people


The Bournemouth Drug and Alcohol Commissioning Team (DACT) commission drug and alcohol support for Bournemouth residents


Providers And Professionals

Contacts, referral information, and good practice for our service providers and other professionals we work with.


Early Help


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