Young People's Drug and Alcohol Team (YPDAAT)


St Helens Young People's Drug and Alcohol Team (YPDAAT), provide young people and their families in St Helens with a range of interventions to help them to make informed choices around drug and alcohol use in order to achieve their full potential.

Despite what you might think, most young people choose not to use drugs or alcohol. Of those that do most young people will grow out of this without any issues.


What to expect

  • A friendly service
  • An initial appointment where we introduce ourselves and tell you more about what the team offers
  • The opportunity to ask any questions and tell us a bit more about what is going on for you
  • Appointments with your key worker at suitable times and places for you
  • Support for as long as you feel you want to receive it


Brierley Primary School - Parent Forum

At YPDAAT we take pride in the support we offer to the young people of St Helens and their families, in order to achieve this, we are constantly trying to improve what we offer to parents and carers of young people.  The team are looking to create informal support and learning groups for parents/carers and would value your input.

We ask that you take some time to complete this short survey using the link below, so we can ensure we are delivering the right information at the right time.



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Due to Covid 19 the team have changed the way we work, we are currently working from home but are still having regular contact with young people offering advice and support. We can offer a range of ways to work with you by phone, Facetime or face to face appointment.  


Meet the Team

At YPDAAT we are dedicated to helping and supporting young people and their families.  Our staff have a wide range of skills and knowledge, to find out more check out our staff profile in the related pages below.

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Take a look what the team have been up to over the past few weeks, what we have planned for the future and other exciting information in our Winter Newsletter in the documents part of this page.