About this service

Barnardo's Axis Service works with young people up to 18 (or 26 if Care Experienced) who have problematic drug, alcohol or solvent use. The Service provides assessments, care plans and individualised interventions, usually on a one to one basis, in partnership with involved agencies.

We can help with

Substance misuse

Supporting those affected by personal, adult or parental substance misuse. Advice and information on the impact of high risk behaviours, such as drug or alcohol misuse, violence and domestic abuse. Intervention and treatment services can be accessed, along with 1:1 and peer support.

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Mental health

Services supporting children and young people's emotional health and wellbeing, from one-to-one counselling to group work and schools-based programmes. We have centres where children and young people can visit and have a trained worker they can trust and talk to. We help them build their confidence and get to the root of their difficulties.

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