NHS Direct provides on-line information and advice on drug and alcohol addiction, and the opportunity to speak to a health advisor.
Tel: 08 45 46 47
Talk to Frank
Frank provides confidential information and advice for anyone in the UK concerned about drugs, including drug users, their families, friends and people who work with them; open 24 hours a day 365 days a year.
The service does not provide individual medical advice, formal counselling or treatment but does provide information on local agencies and specialist help.
Tel: National Drugs Helpline 0800 77 66 00
Narcotics Anonymous is a fellowship of recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. Also based on the 12 steps, it is open to anyone with a drug problem seeking help, regardless of what drug or combination of drugs have been used; the only requirement is a desire to stop using drugs.
Cocaine Anonymous operates in the same way as the other ‘Anonymous’ fellowships, specialising in help for those addicted to cocaine.
Tel: 0800 612 0225
Addaction is the UK’s biggest drug and alcohol treatment charity providing free information and confidential advice services.
Tel: 0207 251 5860
DrugScope is the UK’s leading independent centre of information and expertise on drugs; it provides balanced and up-to-date drug information to professionals and the public.
Tel: 020 7520 7550
CITA is a national helpline, support and information service for people who have become involuntarily addicted to prescribed tranquillisers.
Tel: Helpline 0151 932 0102
The web site provides information, tools and resources that make working a 12 Step programme, or any other programme using 12 step principles for recovery, as simple and straightforward as possible.