Tel: Tel: 020 7251 5860 for general enquiries
67-69 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6PU
Specialist drug and alcohol services provided by UK's largest drug, alcohol and mental health treatment charity. Run through 120 services nationwide - see online service finder for contact details for local services.
Tel: Head office 020 7553 7640
25 Corsham Street, London N1 6DR
Information, local support groups and helplines for families affected by drugs and alcohol. Also resources for professionals to better help families.
Cocaine Anonymous UK
Tel: UK Helpline 0300 111 2285 or 0800 612 0225 open 10am-10pm every day. CA Scotland 0141 959 6363. CA Ireland 087 317 4989
204-226 Imperial Drive, Rayners Lane, Harrow, HA2 7HH,
"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 their addiction." Open to anyone who wants to stop using cocaine and all other mind-altering substances.
Council for Information on Tranquillisers, Antidepressants & Painkillers (CITA)
Information for people addicted to or attempting to withdraw from prescribed medication. CITA has now closed but website remains for guidance.
Information and reports on drugs, alcohol and tobacco.
Tel: Helpline 0845 1200 660. Also online discussion forum.
Doddington and Rollo Community Association, Charlotte Despard Avenue, Battersea, London SW11 5HD
Help and support for families and friends affected by another's abuse of mind-altering substances. Groups across the country which meet regularly.
Tel: 0300 123 6600 24 hours, 365 days a year. Live chat 2pm-6pm every day.
Friendly, confidential drug advice and information. Replaces National Drugs Helpline.
PO Box 63747, London SW3 9DF
Information on addiction, its effects on family members and recovery for Iranian and Farsi speakers.
Tel: 020 7833 1674 Mon-Fr 10am-6pm
86 Caledonian Road, London N1 9DN
Charity supporting the health and mental well-being of the LGB&T community in and around London. Also home to Antidote - UK's only LGB&T run drug and alcohol support service.
Tel: Helpline 0300 999 1212 10am-midnight. Also online discussion forum.
A fellowship of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. Recovering addicts meet together regularly to help each other stay clean. More than 1000 meetings running every week.
PADA (Parents Against Drug Abuse)
Tel: 24 hour helpline 0845 702 3867
Ellergreen Community Centre, Ellergreen Road, Liverpool L11 2KY
Information, advice and support for parents, partners, family members and friends of substance misusers.
Tel: Helpline 020 7324 2989 Mon-Fri 11am-1pm, 2pm-4pm
Fergusson House, 5th Floor, 124 – 128 City Road, London EC1V 2NJ
Specialist advice and information for the public and professionals on issues related to drug use and drug laws.
Standon House, 21 Mansell Street, London E1 8AA
Provides a range of drug and alcohol services to help people recover from addiction and gain control of their lives. Online service finder.