Type of service:
Advice And Support
Ngage,81 St Giles Street,Northampton,NN1 1JF
Telephone number:
01604 633848
Mobile number:
Service description:
NGage is the Early Intervention Substance
Misuse Service for Young People in
Northamptonshire. NGage is a free and
confidential service providing information,
education, advice and treatment to young
people in relation to drug and alcohol use.
NGage has a Youth Participation Worker
promoting the voice of young people in the
design and delivery of the service, also running
our youth group Evolve which offers positive
activities and opportunities for young people to
get involved.
The service includes:
• Brief advice and information regarding
• Comprehensive assessment and care
planned interventions for young people who
are experiencing problematic substance
misuse or where substance misuse is causing
issues either at home, school or work
• 1:1 interventions supporting young people to
achieve their goals and reduce risk
• Empowering young people to achieve their
goals, and enable them to access positive
activities, training and peer mentors through
our Evolve Youth Group
• Structured group work for targeted groups of
young people
• Volunteering and training opportunities for
young people we support who want to be more
actively involved through our Evolve Youth
• Offering training to professionals working with
young people to understand issues and trends
in drug use, look at screening tools and how to
engage young people in discussions around
drug and alcohol use
Who can access can NGage?
Young people
• Wanting advice and information about drugs
and/or alcohol use
• Associating with others who are misusing
• Associating with others who are misusing
drugs and/or alcohol, and who may be
• Using drugs and/or alcohol and would like to
reduce the harm caused
• Wanting to reduce their drug and/or alcohol
use, or stop completely
• Needing an opiate substitute prescription
• Needing support into inpatient detox for
alcohol dependency

Age range:
10 years - 18 years
Opening hours:
Ofsted Inspection Grade:
Additional information:
Professional referrals can only be made with the consent of the child.
Eligibility criteria:
  • Alcohol / Drug Misuse
  • Alcohol Or Drug Addiction
Referral route:
  • Any Young People Aged 11-18
  • Local Authority Referral
  • Professional Referral
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