Drug Abuse Organisations
Addaction are one of the UK's leading drug, alcohol and mental health charities. They believe everyone can change. Get info or advice from one of their trained advisors.
Adfam: Advice to families and Friends of Drug Users
Drug and alcohol use can threaten and ultimately destroy family relationships and wellbeing. Adfam aim to empower family members and carers, support frontline workers and influence decision-makers to stop this happening.
|Telephone:||020 3817 9410|
Counselling and Involuntary Tranquilliser Addiction (CITA)
CITA established in 1987 a national helpline, support and information service for people who had become involuntarily addicted to prescribed benzodiazepine type tranquillisers or sleeping tablets. This group of drugs known as the "minor tranquillisers" includes most of the familiar names, Normison, Valium, Librium, Ativan, Mogadon, now increasingly prescribed under their generic names, temazepam, diazepam etc. The CITA helpline, staffed by volunteers and ex-addicts, is the core of the organisation's activities and is a national facility for those patients dependent on tranquillisers.
|Telephone:||0151 474 9626 (Mon to Thurs 10am-4pm)|
|HelpLine:||0151 932 0102 (Mon to Fri 10am-1pm)|
|Fax:||0151 284 8324|
Drugline offers advice, information and counselling to drug users, their friends and family. It also offers support to professionals working with drug users.
National FRANK Campaign
For free confidential drugs information and advice 24 hours a day talk to FRANK. FRANK was launched on the 23rd of May. The campaign targets 11-21 year olds, and parents of 11-18 year olds and focuses on class A drugs.
There is a three year government commitment to the campaign which is a joint initiative from the Home Office and the Department of Health and is supported by the Department for Education and Skills.
|HelpLine:||0300 123 6600|
NHS - Drug Addiction
Drug addiction information and advise on the NHS Website.
Founded in 1984, Re-Solv works to reduce the harms caused by volatile substance abuse ('VSA' or 'solvent abuse') and the misuse of other legal substances across the UK.
RELEASE provides a range of services dedicated to meeting the health, welfare and legal needs of drugs users and those who live and work with them.
|HelpLine:||020 7324 2989|