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Problems

Drugs

Young People - For information about drugs check out the information on www.thesite.org run by YouthNet UK

Agencies which provide support and information

  • SupportLine Telephone Helpline: 01708 765200
    email info@supportline.org.uk
    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

    www.actiononaddiction.org.uk
    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)

  • Adfam:
    020 7553 7640
    www.adfam.org.uk
    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.

  • Blenheim CDP
    020 7582 2200

    www.blenheimcdp.org.uk
    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.

  • Drugscope:
    020 7234 9730
    www.drugscope.org.uk
    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
    www.famanon.org.uk
    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.

  • Frank:
    0300 123 6600
    www.talktofrank.com
    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)
    www.knowthescore.info
    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 free.

  • Release:
    020 7324 2989
    www.release.org.uk
    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.

  • Re-Solv Enquiries:
    Helpline: 01785 810762
    www.re-solv.org
    Helpline providing information and support for people concerned about solvent or volatile substance abuse problems.

  • Salvation Army: 020 7367 4500
    www.salvationarmy.org.uk
    Runs homes for the treatment of alcoholics and drug addicts.

  • www.sobriety.org
    Community for everyone who wants to live a clean and healthy life free from alcohol and drug abuse.

  • Sort out Stress:
    www.sort-out-stress.co.uk
    Site aimed at men includes information relating to Drugs ..

  • Turning Point:
    020 7481 7600

    www.turning-point.co.uk
    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.

Useful websites

  • www.lukeandmarcustrust.org.uk
    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.

     

 

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