It’s not too late to enjoy the huge range of Summer activities that are available in Merton. Merton Drug and Alcohol Action team have been busy as ever ensuring young people in the borough have enough to keep them occupied during the holidays and to find out what summer activities are still available, please contact the Leisure Development Team on 020 8545 3656.
One such event, which has proved very popular, is the Saturday Drop In. Organised by Merton Youth Awareness Programme (YAP), it enable young people to meet other young people and engage in the activities that YAP have to offer. It is open between 11am and 4pm every Saturday, for further information call Remi Al-Ameen on 020 8640 9736.
The DAAT are also on hand with advice, information or support regarding drugs and alcohol. You can talk to FRANK on 0800 77 66 00. FRANK is a free national 24hour helpline available 7 days a week.
Drinkline is also a free and confidential helpline for anyone concerned about their own or someone else’s drinking. The number is 01800 917 8282 and is available between 9am and 11pm on Tuesdays Wednesdays and Thursdays and from 9am on Fridays until 11pm on Mondays.
Also, the NHS smoking helpline is available seven days a week from 7am until 11pm on 0800 169 0 169
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