Action on Addiction
Action on Addiction is a charity that provides treatment for addiction and support for families. It is the only UK charity working across the addiction field in research, prevention, treatment, professional education and family support.
is one of the UK largest specialist drug and alcohol treatment charities. The charity provides services for young people and parents.
supports families affected by drug and alcohol use.
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
is an informal society of men and women who meet in local groups to support each other in recovery from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.
supports people with drug and alcohol problems in recovery. It offers services within community, prison and residential settings in England and Scotland.
provides information on drugs and the law, their helpline can be reached on 0845 4500 215 (open 11 am-1pm and 2pm-4pm, Monday-Friday) Release also campaigns to the government on drug policy.
National Treatment Agency (NTA)
The National Treatment Agency
aims to help people overcome their addiction and regain their lives. NTA is a NHS special health authority which works to increase the availability, capacity and effectiveness of drug and alcohol treatment in England.
UK Narcotics Anonymous
is a non-profit fellowship of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. They meet regularly to support each other to stop using drugs.