Young People - For information about drugs check
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by YouthNet UK
Agencies which provide support and information
SupportLine Telephone Helpline: 01708 765200
Provides emotional support and keeps details of local agencies providing
help and support for all issues relating to Drugs.
Action on Addiction:
0300 330 0659
Range of abstinence based treatment services for people with severe dependency on alcohol and drugs. Residential care, day treatment, outpatient counselling and community services. Projects in SW London and Liverpool areas. (reg.charity)
020 7553 7640
Supporting families affected by drugs and alcohol. Provides publications for families (free for family members and friends) and details of local family support groups. Adfam works with family members affected by someone else's drug or alcohol use.
020 7582 2200
Leading substance misuse charity working across London to reduce the harm by drug misuse to individuals and the public.
City Roads Crisis Intervention: 020 7278 8671
24hr telephone service UK wide and emergency residential care for drug users in crisis. Please note the service is for drug users
in crisis only.
- DAN 24/7 0808 808 2234
National Drug and Alcohol Helpline for people in Wales
020 7234 9730
Information on all aspects of drug misuse, including details of local drug services, education projects and materials and funding sources.
Families Anonymous: 0845 120 0660
Telephone and other support services for families and friends of drug
users. 50 groups throughout the UK offering help and support to members
based on the 12 step programme.
0300 123 6600
Helpline for anyone concerned about drug or solvent misuse. Advice
and information for drug misusers, their families, friends, carers. (Formerly
known as the National Drugs Helpline).
Know the Score: 0800 587 5879 (Area served Scotland)
Information line for the public in Scotland providing facts about drugs
and their effects.
UK Narcotics Anonymous : 0300 999 1212, www.ukna.org -
Helpline and regular self help meetings for addicts who have a desire
to stop using and who wish to support each other in remaining drug
020 7324 2989
Helpline and support for drug users, families, friends. Advice on drug
related subjects including health, welfare and legal issues. Referrals
to lawyers and local drug services.
Helpline: 01785 810762
Helpline providing information and support for people concerned about
solvent or volatile substance abuse problems.
Salvation Army: 020 7367 4500
Runs homes for the treatment of alcoholics and drug addicts.
020 7481 7600
To enable people with serious problems related to drug and alcohol
misuse, mental health and learning disabilities to lead more independent
lives by providing high quality community services. Run over 200 projects
and schemes nationally ranging from residential rehabilitation centres
to drop in counselling services, needle exchanges, phone advice services
and individual community workers.
For anyone fighting drug or addiction problems within their family or circle of friends and needs help, information, or just a shoulder to cry on.
Smart Recovery UK runs a network of self help/mutual aid meetings where, through open and confidential discussion participants help each other and themselves with recovery from any kind of addictive behaviour. Also online community of meetings. The purpose is to help individuals seeking abstinence from addictive behaviours to gain independence, achieve recovery and lead meaningful and satisfying lives.
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