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Drink, drug and addiction help

Support is still available for anyone with a drink or drug problem. If you need help your GP is a good place to start. They can discuss your problems with you and get you into treatment. You can call your GP practice as usual for an appointment. There is also help available through the organisations below

Telephone helplines including:

Drinkline provides free advice and support, on 0300 123 1110

FRANK provides free information and advice on drugs, and information on where to get help, on 0300 123 6600

the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) helpline, if there are worries about a child or young person, on 0808 800 5000

The National Association for Children of Alcoholics (Nacoa), on 0800 358 3456

Childline provides advice for anyone under 19, on 0800 1111


Online help from websites including:

One You Drink Less, which offers advice on cutting back on alcohol

FRANK, which offers information and advice on drugs and where to get help

Down Your Drink, which provides interactive web-based support to help people to drink more safely

Nacoa, which provides information, advice and support for anyone affected by a parent’s drinking

Childline online access to mutual support including:

SMART Recovery

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

Cocaine Anonymous (CA)

 

21/05/2020