ADFAM – Families, drugs and alcohol
ADFAM provides information and support for families affected by drugs and alcohol. Runs helplines and local support groups across England, as well as training for drug and alcohol professionals:
Family Groups provide support to anyone whose life is, or has been, affected by someone else’s drinking, regardless of whether that person is still drinking or not. For some of our members, the wounds still run deep, even if their loved one may no longer be a part of their lives or has died.
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is the desire to stop drinking. 0800 9177650
In addition, this article explains the effectiveness of certain smartphone apps in supporting alcohol reduction.
Free, confidential national helpline for people who are concerned about their own or someone else’s drinking:
0300 123 1110
A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to do the same.
Free Support and Counselling GamCare is the leading national provider of information, advice, support and free counselling for the prevention and treatment of problem gambling. Our expert services are confidential and non-judgemental.
www.gamcare.org.uk or 0808 8020 133
NA is a completely voluntary organisation. Membership is open to anyone with a drug problem seeking help, regardless of what drug or combination of drugs have been used, and irrespective of age, sex, religion, race, creed or class. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop using drugs.
0300 9991212 www.ukna.org
A debt advice charity, with experts who care. Free help and advice on dealing with your debt in England and Wales www.nationaldebtline.org or 0808 808 4000
Contact the UK’s leading debt charity to get expert debt advice and fee-free debt management to help you tackle your debts. www.stepchange.org or 0800 138 1111
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National drug education service established in 2003. Provides information on legal and illegal drugs for teenagers and adolescents:
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