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Support for young people

For young people in Shropshire who are worried about drugs or alcohol

Whether you're looking for advice for yourself, or for someone else, we work with you to make sure the right support is available, when you need it

  • 1:1 support
  • Support for families
  • Group work

Support that's right for you

We’ll meet you where you feel most comfortable, such as where you live, at your school, college or youth club.

Money

Our services are free

Heart

We'll never judge

People

We're here to listen

How we can help

When it comes to recovery, we know that everyone’s goals are different, whether that’s making small changes, stopping completely, or finding new ways to stay safe and healthy. Whatever it is that you want to achieve, we’ll support you to get there - and we’ll be WithYou every step of the way.

One- to-one support for young people aged 11-18 in Shropshire who are facing challenges with drugs and alcohol.

Our Young Person's Workers will meet with you regularly to help you work through some of the things you are struggling with.

You can bring a parent or another person you trust, if you feel nervous about coming to see us. 

Group work is helpful because it helps you learn from other people’s experiences and shows you that you are not alone. Many of the young people who work in groups form strong bonds and friendships. 

You'll work together with a small group of young people on a specific issue that you share. Your Young Person's Worker will talk to you about groups, to see if this is the right option for you. 

 

We support parents whose children are using substances as part of a whole family approach.

Who is our service for?

This service is for you if you’re:

  • under the age of 18
  • living in Shropshire
  • worried about your own drug or alcohol use or someone else’s

How to access our services

To access our services, contact us directly using the number provided below. 

We’ll meet you where you feel most comfortable, such as where you live, at your school, college or youth club. 

If you have a disability, are neurodiverse, or English is not your first language, please let us know when you get in touch. We make our services as accessible as we can, and we'll work out the best way to support you.

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What to expect from our young person's services

You’ll find a warm, welcoming space where you can access non-judgmental support and advice from the YZUP Cornwall young person's team.

You don’t have to pay for any of our services, and we won’t tell anyone about anything you tell us without your permission. The only time this might change is if we have serious concerns about your own or someone else’s safety.