Useful Contacts

NAME OF CHARITY OR COMPANY TELEPHONE NUMBER/S DESCRIPTION WEBSITE
Adfam 020 3817 9410 Improving life for families affected by drugs and alcohol https://adfam.org.uk/
Alcoholics Anonymous 0800 9177 650 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. https://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk/
AL-Anon 0800 0086 811 For people worried about someone else’s drinking. https://www.al-anonuk.org.uk/
Anonymind Provides free gambling treatment to individuals struggling with a gambling addiction as well as any family members that may need support too https://anonymind.co.uk/gethelp
Cocaine Anonymous 0800 612 0225 Cocaine Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other so that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from their addiction https://cocaineanonymous.org.uk/
CoDA CoDependents Anonymous, a fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. enquiries@codauk.org
Crew 2000 Messaging & Drugs Information to help you make positive choices. https://www.crew.scot/
Cruse Bereavement 0808 808 1677 For anyone who has suffered a bereavement https://www.cruse.org.uk/
DAN 24/7 0808 808 2234 Free telephone helpline for anyone in Wales wanting further information or help relating to drugs or alcohol, including families and carers. http://dan247.org.uk/
Daniel Spargo Mabbs Foundation Supporting young people to make safe choices about drugs. https://www.dsmfoundation.org.uk/
DrugFAM 0300 888 3853 Free helpline offered for those affected by someone else’s drug or alcohol use, including those bereaved by addiction. https://www.drugfam.co.uk
Drugsmeter App Anonymous, personalised feedback on your drug use. An invaluable tool to help assess your drug use. Find out more about the app here
Drug & Alcohol Education Lesson plans and resources for teaching children about drugs and alcohol in schools. https://www.pshe-association.org.uk/content/drug-and-alcohol-education
Endless Possibilities Follow Matt’s journey from active addiction to sobriety. https://www.endless-possibilities.co.uk/
Families Anonymous 0207 4984 680 For families and friends concerned about a loved one’s drug problems https://www.familiesanonymous.org/
Families Out Loud 0744 409 8427 Supporting families of addicts in Wiltshire. https://familiesoutloud.org/
Gamcare 0808 8020 133 Free confidential information, advice and support for anyone affected by problem gambling. www.gamcare.org.uk
GamFam Helping families recognise the early warning signs and how to prevent addiction https://gamfam.co.uk/
Gordon Moody (Residential Gambling Treatment Service) 01345 241292 UK’s Charity dedicated to providing support and treatment for gambling addiction https://gordonmoody.org.uk/
Helplines Partnership Helplines Partnership represents the helplines sector across the UK and internationally, supporting helplines to provide the best quality service to their users. https://helplines.org/
Men’s Advice Line 0808 801 0327 For male victims of domestic violence http://www.mensadviceline.org.uk/
Mind 0300 123 3393 Helpline providing advice and support for anyone experiencing a mental health problem. https://www.mind.org.uk/
National Association for the Children of Alcoholics 0800 358 3456 Free helpline for anyone whose parents have an alcohol problem. https://www.nacoa.org.uk/
National Bereavement Partnership 0800 448 0800 The National Bereavement Partnership provides a support helpline, counselling referral and befriending service for all those suffering from anxiety, grief or mental health issues as a direct or indirect result of the COVID-19 pandemic. https://www.nationalbereavementpartnership.org/
National Domestic Violence Helpline 0808 2000 247 This helpline is free and open 24 hours a day for anyone experiencing domestic violence, or worried about someone they know. http://www.nationaldomesticviolencehelpline.org.uk/
National Suicide Prevention Alliance Working together to prevent suicide. https://www.nspa.org.uk/
NHS Alcohol Support Includes information on alcoholism, binge drinking and caring for someone with an alcohol problem. https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/alcohol-support/
NHS National Gambling Clinic 0207 3817722 The National Problem Gambling Clinic treats people living in England and Wales aged 13 and over who are experiencing gambling harms. https://www.cnwl.nhs.uk/services/mental-health-services/addictions-and-substance-misuse/national-problem-gambling-clinic
NSPCC 0808 800 5000 The UK’s leading children’s charity. www.NSPCC.org.uk
Release 020 7324 2989 Drugs helpline that also provides free legal advice on drug issues. https://www.release.org.uk/helpline
Respect Phoneline 0808 802 4040 Helpline for perpetrators of domestic violence. http://respectphoneline.org.uk/
Samaritans 116 123 The Samaritans helpline is for anyone with concerns, worries or troubles. They can help you talk through anything that is troubling you, and offer help and support. https://www.samaritans.org/
Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol and Drugs 08080 10 10 11 Free and confidential helpline for families and friends of those misusing drugs or alcohol in Scotland. https://www.sfad.org.uk/
Sober Forever From rock bottom to sober forever https://soberforever.co.uk/
Support After Suicide Support For Anyone Impacted By Suicide https://supportaftersuicide.org.uk/
TALK To FRANK 0300 123 6600 National helpline providing advice and information about drugs. https://www.talktofrank.com/
University harm reduction Making safer choices when using drugs Read the medium article here
We Are The Loop Messaging and active drug alerts to help save lives. https://wearetheloop.org/drug-alerts
We Are With You A safe, non-judgemental space to talk about drugs and alcohol. We Are With You
YGAM (Young people’s gaming and gambling) 0203 837 4963 YGAM is an award-winning charity with a social purpose to inform, educate, and safeguard young people against gaming and gambling harms. https://www.ygam.org/
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