Drug abuse affects people from all walks of life. Dealing with addiction often requires outside help.
If you or someone you know has a problem with drugs, there's a wide range of addiction services that can support you.
How to get help
Addaction (external link) is for anyone who wants help with their own or someone else's alcohol or drugs problem, offering advice, practical support, assessment and treatment.
We also have a number of needle exchanges across the borough.
Do you know someone with a drug problem?
If you're concerned that someone you care about has a problem with drugs and you need help and support, come along to the Addactions (external link) 'Concerned Others' support group.
- Every Thursday at 5pm - 6.45pm
- Coops Building, 11 Dorning Street, Wigan WN1 1HR