Tag Archives: Addiction


Addaction – One of the UK’s largest specialist drug and alcohol treatment charities.

Adfam – Improving support for families affected by drugs and alcohol. The only national umbrella organisation working specifically with and for families affected by drugs and alcohol. Aim is that no family member in need of support should go without it.

Al-Anon – An international organisation with over 800 support groups in the UK and Republic of Ireland. Al-Anon is a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience in order to solve their common problems.

Alcoholics Anonymous -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. National Helpline 0845 769 7555 [email protected].

Alcohol Concern -Leading national charity working on alcohol issues. Their goal is to improve people’s lives through reducing the harm caused by alcohol and to change the drinking culture in this country.

Drugrehab.com – a substance abuse guide for parents and useful guide for PTSD and substance use disorders 

DrugScope -The leading UK charity supporting drug and alcohol professionals. A source of independent information on drugs and drug related issues.

Frank – Offers advice on drugs – whether you are a user or afraid that someone close to you is being affected by drug abuse. Also gives guidance on all types of drugs and their effects.

Narcotics Anonymous – A non-profit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. Members are recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean.

National Treatment Agency – The NTA was created as a Special Health Authority in 2001 to improve the availability, capacity and effectiveness of drug treatment in England. The NTA’s role was to ensure treatment services in England delivered on both the public health and criminal justice agendas, reflecting the interests of the Department of Health (DH), responsible for funding the NHS as well as public health services, and the Home Office, the lead Whitehall department on drugs policy and crime reduction.