Tag Archives: Somerset Drug and Alcohol Service

New A&E project supports young people around alcohol and drugs

An innovative new project to reduce and support the number of young people repeatedly turning up at A&E with alcohol, drugs or violence related illness or injury has launched at Musgrove Park Hospital. The Somerset Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) is funding Turning Point (who run Somerset Drug and Alcohol Services) to deliver ‘Admit’ – a […]

Think about the drink and your mental health

Everyone is encouraged to think and talk openly about alcohol, how it effects their lives and its link to mental health during this Alcohol Awareness Week (16-22 November). Somerset County Council wants to encourage everyone to talk about the issues around alcohol and its effects on their mental health – now and during Alcohol Awareness […]

Council announces new Somerset Drug and Alcohol Service

Somerset County Council has announced the launch of a new three-pronged Somerset Drug and Alcohol Service (SDAS). Three agencies will be working together to help people stop using drugs and alcohol before their problems worsen, and get those with the most serious issues through treatment that will help them stop and move on with their […]