Young People

We understand if drugs and alcohol are impacting on your life.
we won't judge you.
We can work with you to provide you with treatment options that suit you.

We offer:

  • one-to-one support
  • Outreach – we can meet you where it suits you
  • Education about drugs and alcohol
  • Space to talk things through
  • Up to date and factual information and advice
  • Help with deciding what changes you want to make
  • Support to cut down, quit and gain control
  • Access and support to other services which can support you
  • A support plan that looks at all of you, in all areas of your life.

All you need to do is contact us, and we can arrange to meet with you.
Office: 0208 5836 441 / visions@hounslow.gov.uk

We provide a confidential service to the young people who access Visions. This means that we will only share information you have given us with other people with your agreement. The only reason why we might have to consider passing on confidential information without your permission, would be to protect you or someone else.

FAQ

I’m really nervous about the assessment!

You are not alone – lots of people feel nervous before we first meet. We can come to meet you where you would feel comfortable to meet us.

Will people find out I am using your service?

Your information not shared outside of Visions without your permission. Without that permission we are only obliged to share information with other professionals if there is a serious risk to you or to another person.

I don’t have a problem with drugs or alcohol so will be wasting your time?

Visions staff have a lot of experience supporting young people to decide what changes they want to make. It doesn’t matter what you are using. We will support you to make healthier life choices, and help to connect you with other local services.

I know someone who has a problem – what do I do?

You can refer them but they have to be aware of the referral and agree to you making it. You can accompany the person to support them. We understand that drugs and alcohol use can impact on friends and family too.

Could I contact you to speak about a friend?

Yes, if you have any questions you would like to ask, please contact us on the number provided or send us an email via the contacts page.

Remember, in an emergency, call 999 or go to your local A&E.

About Us

Our aim is to help young people make positive choices in their lives to reduce the harm caused by drug and/or alcohol misuse.

We undertake initial and comprehensive assessment of need, access to specialist prescribing
pathways, structured care planning, therapeutic interventions and motivational support.

The service offers

  • 1:1 Support/ Interventions.
  • Group work.
  • Written and verbal advice, information and support.
  • Harm reduction advice.
  • Advice and support on general wellbeing.
  • Outreach.
  • Advice and information for parents and carers.
  • Male and female workers.
  • Training for professionals.

Get In Touch

Visions

0208 583 6441
visions@hounslow.gov.uk