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Alcohol and Drugs


Primary Care Networks and York Drug and Alcohol Service Standard Operating Protocol

For information about treatment and support available around alcohol and drug use in York see:

York Drug and Alcohol Service is run by specialists from Change Grow Live (CGL) and Emerging Futures and funded by City of York Council. They provide support for people dealing with issues related to drugs and/or alcohol. Support is free and confidential, and the range of support includes:

Self-referrals are very welcome, as are referrals from professionals

           To refer / for more information:

            Online referral form

            t: 01904 464 680

            e: /

The Gate – for children and young people

The Gate York offers a range of support for children and young people up to 25 years affected by their own or someone else’s substance use. Their aim is to provide young people with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to identify and appropriately respond to risks associated with substance use.

Self-referrals and referrals from professionals are both welcome.

            To refer / for more information:

            Online referral form

            t: 01904 464 680 (option 2)


Free Naloxone training and distribution: York Naloxone Knights

You may be aware that very strong synthetic opioids known as Nitazenes are posing additional risk to people who use drugs in the UK and testing recently confirmed the presence of Nitazenes in York. Anyone can carry Naloxone, the antidote that buys time in the case of an opiate overdose, and access free training on how to use it (see York Naloxone Knights flyer).

Contact the York Naloxone Knights to arrange free training and supplies:

People who use opiates and their family members are encouraged to enquire on an individual basis too.


North Yorkshire Horizons (Adults) and North Yorkshire Rise (Young People) - run by HumanKind

North Yorkshire Horizons (specialist service for adults wanting to be free from drugs or alcohol misuse) and North Yorkshire Rise (specialist service for young people aged 10-19, or 24 with SEND) have a single point of contact: 01723 330730 / freephone 08000 141480. Website:

NY Horizons - leaflet 
NY Rise - leaflet

North Yorkshire practice based drug and alcohol treatment services

Any practices who wish to participate in the delivery of practice based drug and alcohol treatment services and are not currently contracted via the North Yorkshire County Council Approved Provider List should contact:  


City of York