Substance misuse support and treatment for young people

man talking to young woman

What is EYPDAS?

EYPDAS is a service in Essex providing support and treatment intervention for young people affected by substance use. 

Who can access this service?

Our referral criteria is any young person up to the age of 25 who agrees to engage in support.

'EYPDAS has basically taken me off the streets, away from all the criminals.'

What support does the service provide?

We offer free and confidential support in the community, which includes:

  • One to one support
  • Group work support
  • Telephone support
  • Drug rehabilitation requirement interventions
  • Alcohol treatment requirement interventions
  • Online support

How do I access the service?

To make a referral, you can download the referral form and email to

Contact information


Phone: 01245 493 311