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Substance Misuse

Information from Substance Misuse Services in Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire County Council Public Health team commissions drug and alcohol services across the county for both adults, young people and children and young people affected by others’ substance misuse.

Support for Oxfordshire young people facing difficulties with alcohol and other drugs is provided by Cranstoun Here4YOUth Service. For referrals and queries:

01865 590825
Oxfordshire Here4YOUth – Cranstoun

Here4YOUth Oxfordshire workers are based at Oxfordshire Children and Family Centres and can provide support to young people who misuse substances.

There is more information for young people about risks associated with drugs and alcohol, including drugs grooming and criminal exploitation, on the website

Turning Point offer support with drug and/or alcohol misuse for adults in Oxfordshire. For further information and contact details services see here

The Family Workbook

Developed by the drug and alcohol team, the Family Workbook supports parents to talk with their child about their drug or alcohol problem, helps them understand the situation, and work through their feelings and includes practical planning tools.

Please note, the contact details in the booklets are no longer in use, please use the links above for current contact details.

Below are links to short films commissioned by the Public Health team showing the actual effects and dangers of drink and drugs:

These are aimed at children, young people and young adults.

Useful Links and Publications on Substance Misuse