Drugs, alcohol and mental health - Useful Information
Addaction is a drug and alcohol treatment agency. Their services deal primarily with drug and alcohol problems including support for families.
Telephone: 020 7251 5860 (admin).
Address: 67-69 Cowcross Street, London, EC1M 6PU
This is a national charity for families and friends of drug users. It offers confidential support and information.
Telephone: 020 3817 9410 (admin)
Address: 2nd Floor, 123 Cromer Street, London, WC1H 8BS
Al-Anon Family Groups
This is a service for families and friends of alcoholics. Al-Anon family groups provide understanding, strength and hope to anyone whose life is, or has been, affected by someone else's drinking.
Telephone: 020 7403 0888 (helpline) Open 10am-10pm, 365 days a year
Address: Al-Anon Family Groups, 57B Great Suffolk Street, London, SE1 0BB
Email: Online form here
Alcohol concern is the national organisation for alcohol misuse. It does not provide services but they do produce information on alcohol.
Telephone: 0203 907 8480 (admin)
Address: 27 Swinton Street, London , WC1X 9NW
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
AA provides an opportunity for people to get together to solve their problem with alcohol and help others to recover.
Telephone: 0800 9177 650 (helpline)
Address: PO Box 1, 10 Toft Green, York, YO1 7NJ
Cocaine Anonymous (CA)
CA is a fellowship of men and women who use the 12 step, self-help programme to stop cocaine and all other mind-altering substances.
Telephone: 0800 612 0225 (helpline) Open 10am – 10pm every day.
Address: CAUK, PO Box 1337, Enfield, EN1 9AS
Narcotics Anonymous UK (NAUK)
NA is a non-profit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. They are recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. They have groups around the country.
Helpline: 0300 999 1212 (10am – Midnight)
This is the national alcohol helpline. They provide information and selfhelp materials for callers worried about their own drinking, and to support the family and friends of people who are drinking. They are confidential, you do not have to give your name and they can provide advice on where
to get help.
Telephone: 0300 123 1110 (helpline) (weekdays 9am – 8pm, weekends 11am – 4pm)
DrugWise provides information and publications on a wide range of drug related topics.
Frank provides information and advice on drugs to anyone concerned about drugs and solvent misuse, including people misusing drugs, their families, friends and carers.
Telephone: 0300 123 6600 (helpline) Open 24 hours a day.
Email: Online form here
Webchat: www.talktofrank.com/contact-frank Open 2pm-6pm every day.
They offer advice and information on drug problems. They have expertise in legal matters surrounding drugs.
Telephone: 020 7324 2989 (helpline)
Address: Release, Fergusson House, 5th Floor, 124-128 City Road, London, EC1V 2NJ.
This is an organisation that works with people affected by drug and alcohol misuse, mental health problems and learning disabilities.
Telephone: 020 7481 7600 (admin)
Address: Standon House, 21 Mansell Street, London, E1 8AA
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