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Problems

SupportLine is particularly aimed at those who are isolated, at risk, vulnerable and victims of any form of abuse.

Visit our problem page

Problems

SupportLine is particularly aimed at those who are isolated, at risk, vulnerable and victims of any form of abuse.

Visit our problem page

Problems

SupportLine is particularly aimed at those who are isolated, at risk, vulnerable and victims of any form of abuse.

Visit our problem page

Problems

Alcohol

Agencies providing advice, support and information

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 and Bournemouth areas.

Adfam: 020 3817 9410
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. Adfam does not run a support Helpline. 

Al-Anon Family Groups:
0800 0086 811

www.al-anonuk.org.uk
Helpline providing support for families and friends of problem drinkers, whether the person is still drinking or not

Alcohol Change UK: www.alcoholchange.org.uk  - website includes online directory of local services.

Alcohol Focus Scotland (Area served Scotland): www.alcohol-focus-scotland.org.uk - Telephone information, advice and other services for people concerned about their own or someone else's drinking. Details of where to get counselling and support

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
0800 9177 650

www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk
Over 3,300 groups in the UK. Help drinkers to stay sober and to help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety. Fellowship of men and women share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism

Aquarius
0121 622 8181

http://aquarius.org.uk/
Aquarius is a unique charity based in the West Midlands that has over 40 years' experience supporting individuals, families, organisations and communities to overcome the physical, emotional and psychological harms caused by alcohol, drugs and gambling.

Since its inception in 1977, Aquarius has used evidence based research to shape services that enable them to work with people and challenge the behaviours which lead to the use of drugs, alcohol and gambling. In 2015, Aquarius joined Recovery Focus, a national Group of charities inspiring recovery nationwide.

cgl - Change Grow Live
www.changegrowlive.org
Offer a range of services including Alcohol service which supports adults and young people to understand the risks their alcohol use pose to their health and wellbeing, and support them to reduce or stop their use safely.

DAN 24/7
0808 808 2234

www.dan247.org.uk
National Drug and Alcohol Helpline for people in Wales

Drinkline
0300 123 1110

www.drinkaware.co.uk
I information and advice about alcohol

National Association for Children of Alcoholics:
0800 358 3456

www.nacoa.org.uk
Helpline offering information, advice and support to children of alcoholics and people concerned about their welfare

Phoenix Futures:
Central Office 020 7234 9740
Scotland 0141 3364272
www.phoenix-futures.org.uk
Charity and housing association which has been helping people overcome drug and alcohol problems for more than 40 years. Residential, prison, community and specialist services run across England and Scotland.

Recovery Focus
020 7697 3300

http://www.recoveryfocus.org.uk/
Recovery Focus is a national group of charities, who are all highly experienced in providing specialist support services to individuals and families living with the affects of mental ill health, drug and alcohol use, gambling and domestic violence across the country.

Richmond Fellowship: 020 7697 3300, www.richmondfellowship.org.uk - Provides residential care counselling and support, as well as rehabilitation and work skills, to men/women who are recovering from emotional disturbance, addiction and mental health problems. Run a national network of over 104 projects and work schemes

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

SupportLine Telephone Helpline: 01708 765200, email info@supportline.org.uk - Provides emotional support and details of local helplines, counsellors providing specific help relating to alcohol

Turning Point
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. Running over 100 projects nationally, ranging from residential rehabilitation centres to drop in counselling services, needle exchanges, phone advice services and individual community workers

Young People: For Information about alcohol and drugs check out information at www.themix.org.uk


Useful websites

www.drinksmarter.org
Information and advice about sensible drinking

www.smartrecovery.org.uk
UK Smart Recovery 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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