What's the harm?

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Hartlepool youth drug and alcohol services

  • Drugs

  • Alcohol

  • Smoking

  • Vaping

START Drug and Alcohol service for young people in Hartlepool

If you, a partner, a family member or a friend have a problem with drugs or alcohol misuse, they don't have to suffer in silence thanks to a wide range of personal and confidential support available from a number of different places.

START takes referrals from both adults and young people with substance misuse problems. Referrals are accepted by telephone, email and in person, from voluntary/professional organisations and individuals where consent has been gained.




GamCare offer a confidential support service to young people aged 11-18 who are worried about gambling. Our dedicated team provide advice and support via phone, text or email, at a time that suits you. 

What does support look like? The first step is to have a chat with one of our team. They will listen to your worries, explain your options, and provide helpful advice. If you decide you want further support, we will agree on a plan together and support you to achieve your goals. Support is tailored to suit your needs, including how and when you would like us to contact you. You can also get more information from our website 

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