North Yorkshire Council have drafted an all-age substance use strategy with support from a range of partner organisations working together to reduce the harms associated with substance use.

 The public consultation on the draft strategy launched the 2 February 2024, and will be running until 30 April 2024.

 Substance Use Strategy Youtube Video Link:

 They are interested in hearing from the general public (both adults and young people age 13+) as well as:

·      People with personal experience of substance use

·       People effected by a loved one’s substance use

·       People employed to work in roles that support people whom may use substances

·       People from ethnic minority backgrounds

·       People in the military or veteran’s

·       People who identify as LGBTQ+

·       People whom have a disability

·       People with a rural residency

·       People whom identify as female

Details of the full strategy, accompanying short video and online survey can be found here: 

Click here to start the survey: 

Easy Read versions of the survey and infographic specifically for young people (aged 13+) are also available.

Read this on the website:

Consultation on North Yorkshire’s all-age draft substance use strategy