Drugs and alcohol
If you are concerned about any aspects of your own drug or alcohol use, you are welcome to talk to our student counsellors, who offer a completely confidential service to students.
A local agency which may assist you is:
- CAIS; a local service which is based at the Abbey Road Centre, Farrar Road, Bangor: Tel 0345 06 121 12
Here are some useful web links for you.
- Talk to Frank (Drugs)
- Drink Aware (Raising alcohol awareness)
- Home Office (Help and Information, Drugs + The Law, Tackling Drugs Misuse)
"CAIS will reduce the harm caused by the misuse of alcohol and drugs by providing a range of effective services and interventions and by working with others to prevent alcohol and drug related harm so that individuals and communities can maximise their social, health and economic potential".
- Alcoholics Anonymous
This website provides information for those seeking help with a drink problem.
- Drinkline 0800 917 8282
Drinkline gives confidential information and advice, and can put you in touch with your local alcohol advice centre where help is available on a one-to-one basis. Drinkline also welcomes calls from people concerned about someone else's drinking.
- Wales Drug and Alcohol Helpline 0808 808 2234
Free confidential help and advice for anyone in Wales wanting further information and help relating to drugs and alcohol.
The bilingual helpline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and calls from UK landlines are free (some mobile phone networks may charge). As well as providing advice if someone needs more support it can help put them in touch with their local services.