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Support for adults

Alcohol and drugs

If you or someone you know has a problem with alcohol or drugs, there’s a wide range of services that can help.

Local support in Devon

Are you worried about your drug or alcohol use, or are you a professional who would like to refer someone you are supporting?

Together Drug and Alcohol Service supports adults living in Devon to address their drug or alcohol use (or both).

They are committed to:

  • a person-centred support
  • collaborating with other organisations
  • a family and community focus
  • working with people rather than for people
  • recognising trauma

Together’s services include:

  • advice and information on how to reduce harm
  • group work programmes
  • one worker to coordinate support and offer support on a one-to-one basis
  • whole family support
  • programmes and activities to support recovery
  • prescribing options such as methadone and prescribing for alcohol detoxification
  • needle exchange

For further information visit the Together website, call 0800 233 5444 or email

The NHS offers alcohol advice and support, including tips on how to reduce your alcohol intake and getting help with a drug problem.

Talking to someone can help with an addiction issue. If you would like to speak to a counsellor, The Counselling Directory lists professionals who provide talking therapy services in Devon.

Other support can be found from:

You can also search the Pinpoint directory for addiction support services.

Find services, groups and clubs in Devon on the Pinpoint website

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Find advice on how to stay healthy and well on the OneSmallStep website

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