Drug and alcohol use can affect our well-being and decision-making.

At SHiP we can offer support and referral to other organisations who can offer general and specialist support and advice around these issues.


An addiction is the compulsive need to engage in an activity to obtain a particular feeling or sensation. You can find out about alcohol and drug addiction in the NHS mental health pages.

Harbour is a local Drug & Alcohol Treatment Service in Plymouth.

Talk to Frank is a national drug advice service whose slogan is ‘The highs, the lows, and everything in-between”.