Substance and alcohol misuse and Eating disorders

If you are concerned about underage drinking, drug taking and challenging behaviour, find out how you can keep your child safe and aware of the risks on the NSPCC site.

You can also Talk to FRANK – who offer local or online/text support.

County lines is a term used to describe gangs and organised criminal networks involved in exporting illegal drugs into one or more importing areas within the UK, using dedicated mobile phone lines or other form of “deal line”. They are likely to exploit children and vulnerable adults to move and store the drugs and money and they will often use coercion, intimidation, violence (including sexual violence) and weapons. West Yorkshire Police have a helpful leaflet.

Beat is the UK’s eating disorder charity. They are a guide and a friend to anyone affected, giving individuals experiencing an eating disorder and their loved ones access to support services.

Turning Point Wakefield have two helpful documents. Hidden Harm | Drug and Alcohol Advice