Unity

Specialist Drug and Alcohol Service for children, young people and their families across Norfolk. 

Commissioned by Public Health Norfolk.

The Unity Service:

  • Has 3 multi-disciplinary teams based in King's Lynn, Norwich and Great Yarmouth.

  • Offers specialist support, advice and information for those using substances themselves. 

  • Offers support for children and young people affected by someone else's substance misuse. ​

  • Works in partnership with Norfolk Family Carers to offer positive activities to young people affected by someone else’s substance use.

  • Offers training, awareness sessions and support to professionals and family members dealing with substance use.

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  • Helps with drug and alcohol related health matters such as providing blood borne virus tests and vaccinations.

  • Works alongside many other agencies to ensure comprehensive support for our service users.

  • Provides assemblies, lessons and targeted group sessions in schools, colleges and alternative education settings.

  • We can provide brief interventions to support parents and carers where a child is using.

‘I was never judged so I could talk freely.  There’s no pressure, staff are attentive and so friendly’.

‘Karen's work with my son has been amazing.  He opens up to her and confides in her. She supports the whole family’.

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Concerned about other health issues?

The 5-19 Healthy Child Programme offers support for health and wellbeing to all children and young people living in Norfolk.

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Contact Unity

Phone: 01603 216 420

Referral/Helpline: 0800 970 4866

Email: Unity@Matthewproject.org

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When you contact us we will listen without judging and explain our confidentiality policy.  We will then ask questions and explore your needs.  Any information we write down about you will be kept confidential.  We will only share information about you when we think that you or someone else is at risk of harm.  We will talk to you about what will happen to the information you give us. 

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