Addiction and substance misuse (alcohol, drugs, gambling)
Adfam – Families, drugs and alcohol
Adfam provides information and support for families affected by drugs and alcohol. Their website includes listing of helplines and local support groups available across England, as well as training and information for drug and alcohol professionals.
Al-Anon Family Groups UK & Eire
Al-Anon Family Groups provide support to anyone whose life is, of has been, affected by someone else’s drinking, regardless of whether that person is still drinking or not. Run a wide range of self help groups for relatives and friends of alcoholics.
Alcohol Health Network
A UK-based social enterprise which aims to improve alcohol-related health in the workplace and in communities. Provides a range of alcohol harm reduction services, including policy advice, employee and manager training, online health checks and counselling.
Gamblers Anonymous UK
Gamblers Anonymous runs self-help groups across the UK for anyone affected by addictive gambling behaviours who wants to change, based on the 12 step model of recovery.
Progress are a consortium or consultant nurses working in dual diagnosis and substance use settings. Their website provides information on dual diagnosis for people in treatment, carers and professionals.
Talk to Frank
Talk to Frank is the national drug education service established in 2003. It provides information on legal and illegal drugs for teenagers and adolescents, including a confidential information line and live chat services on its website.
UK SMART Recovery
Provides training to help people manage their recovery from any type people manage their recovery from any types of addictive behaviour including alcohol and substance use as well as gambling, sex, eating, shopping etc through a range of self-help meetings.