Substance Abuse

Subwize (substance abuse and young people specialists)

Subwize is a vibrant, community-facing young people’s drug and alcohol service delivered by WDP in partnership with Mentor UK.

It is available to young people under the age of 25 who live in Barking and Dagenham or attend schools and colleges in the borough, as well as their families and carers.

We work with young people in the community, at a location most accessible to them, such as schools, youth clubs and other local venues.

We always welcome new service users, so please get in touch if you are interested in getting help or you’d like to ask some questions.

The service is free, friendly and confidential.

Services available include:

  • Assessment 
  • Keyworking
  • Trauma counselling  
  • Motivational and engagement work  
  • Group work  
  • Drug and alcohol education and awareness  
  • Support and information for families and carers
  • All staff can help

  • The Vibe
    195-211 Becontree Ave
    Dagenham
    RM8 2UT

  • 0300 303 4613

  • info.subwize@wdp.org.uk

  • please contact service for details