Substance misuse is excessive use or misuse of an addictive substance which causes harm to the person, their family or the community.
It is a complicated problem which can be linked to crime, poverty, breaking up of families, poor health and even death.
Targeting substance misuse is one of the aims of the Safer Maidstone Partnership as it can result in many problems such as domestic abuse or risk taking on the roads.
There are many organisation in Maidstone that offer substance misuse services which can be found in the Substance Abuse Directory.
If you would like more help or advice, please contact one of these providers;
If you cannot find what you are looking for in our search facility, you can use our A-Z index to find the service you require.