If you are under 18 and you want to talk to someone about your drinking please call 01384 241440.

Dudley Here4YOUth is a free and confidential service designed to support, encourage and empower young people across the Dudley borough. The service can help with anything from improving mental health, advice and information on drugs and alcohol, goal setting and signposting and referral. They aim to provide the support and information to help you make your own choices. Here4YOUth is based just around the corner from Dudley Bus Station at: 1 Castle Street, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 1LA.

Self-Referral: As a young person you can refer yourself via telephone or email. You’re welcome to come along during our open access times, where you can meet our friendly team. You can see someone at the main hub, but also in the community so if you would feel more comfortable to meet a member of our team in an environment you are more familiar with, please do not hesitate to ask.
Tel: 01384 241 440
Here4YOUth website

Further support:

The What? Centre
Young Person’s Advice, Information and Counselling Service.
Address: 23 Coventry Street, Stourbridge, DY8 1EP or 31 Priory Street, Dudley, DY1 1HA
Tel: 01384 379992 (Stourbridge) or 01384 885488 (Dudley)

Young Minds
Information on emotional well-being for children and young people.

Happier Minds
A mental wellbeing website for young people, parents/carers and school-based staff in Dudley.

The Dudley Let’s Get Healthy website is packed with lots of advice and guidance about making healthy lifestyle changes.

Love Food Hate Waste
Tips on food storage, recipe ideas for using leftovers and tools to help you reduce food waste.

Money Helper:
Money Helper (formerly The Money Advice Service) provides free unbiased advice on how to manage your money.

Brook Sexual Health
Brook provides free, expert advice on sexual health and wellbeing and sexual health clinics in Dudley. Self-referrals accepted.
Address: Toll End Road, Tipton, West Midlands, DY4 0HP
Tel: 0300 3730 655

NHS Live Well
NHS advice about healthy living, including eating a balanced diet, healthy weight, exercise, quitting smoking and drinking less alcohol.

Health Talk – Young People
A website about people’s real-life experiences of health and lifestyle. This is not just a website about the medical facts; this is about real people and real lives. Watch, listen and read young people talking about their experiences, and feel free to join in the forums.

Talk to Frank
Friendly, confidential advice. You can call them on 0300 123 6600, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can text them on 82111. Or visit the website to chat via live chat or email and find out about other ways to get support.

Dudley Safeguarding
If you are worried or scared, want someone to speak to for advice or want to report something about the way you or someone you know is being treated please Tell Us.

Adult Drug and Alcohol Support:

Atlantic Recovery Centre – Dudley
The ARC provides information and advice on drugs and alcohol. The team work with individuals to develop a Recovery Plan to help the individual achieve what they want. The team then offer support via 1:1 sessions, group work and recovery work to help achieve the Plan. This may also include seeing clinical staff for support for a period of time.
Address: Atlantic House, Dudley Road, Dudley DY9 8EL
Tel: 01384 426120