Substance Misuse

Lonely Person

Addicted to drugs - get help

If you have a drug problem, there's a lot of help and support available on the NHS. Here's where to find it.

Chart Kirklees

Local Drugs Service

The drug service that serves our area is called CHART Kirklees.

Their contact information is:

CHART Kirklees
Community Links AET
Huddersfield office
2 St Peter's Street
Huddersfield
HD1 1RA
To phone them dial 01484 437907.

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