Children, young people and alcohol
An alcohol-free childhood is the healthiest and best option for a child, as alcohol can have a serious effect on their development.
- you can help your child to develop a sensible relationship with alcohol
- to talk to your child and agree rules and boundaries.
Turning Point Young People's service offers a free and confidential service, for young people under 18 whose lives are affected by:
- substance misuse
- mental health issues and offending.
Referrals can be made by young people, their parents/carers or professionals such as teachers or social workers working with them.