Wales Drug and Alcohol Helpline
About DAN 24/7
The Wales Drug & Alcohol Helpline, also known as DAN 24/7 is hosted by the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board with funding provided by the Welsh Government.
It is a free and bilingual telephone helpline providing a single point of contact for anyone in Wales wanting further information and / or help relating to drugs and / or alcohol.
The service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The helpline assists individuals, their families, carers, and support workers within the drug and alcohol field to access appropriate local and regional services.
Working to counter Substance Misuse
School Police Officers visit schools to deliver sessions ranging from age 5 to 16. Our sessions are selected to match pupils’ interests and abilities and are offered to schools across Wales.
School staff can find our drug and substance guidance for Teachers here:
‘Don’t Ignore a Snore’
Following a number of drug poisoning fatalities where witnesses have reported that they believed friends were just sleeping, as they could be heard snoring, Dan 24/7 have produced a short animation called ‘Don’t Ignore A Snore’. It is a short harm reduction film regarding respiratory depression following the use of Central Nervous System Depressant drugs.