Substance addiction support

NHS alcohol support and drug addiction have lots of information if you think your drinking or drug use is causing you problems.

DrinkAware can help you reduce your drinking and understand its effects. Track your units and calories with their DrinkAware app.

The CGL alcohol and drugs quiz can provide tips and advice on what to do next.

FRANK has a wealth of information about drug use and its effects. Call 0300 123 6600 24/7, text 82111 or email via their website.

Narcotics Anonymous and Cocaine Anonymous provide free confidential online support for drug users.

Alcoholics Anonymous provides free self-help support for people experiencing alcohol problems.

Breaking Free: an online recovery support programme you can access 24/7.

OK Rehab. If you need treatment for drug addiction, alcoholism or even behavioural addictions, you can call OK Rehab on 0800 326 5559 or email


For someone you know:

FRANK is a support service that provides information about drugs, plus advice for people who use drugs, and their parents or carers. Call the Frank helpline 24/7: 0300 123 6600.

Adfam has local support groups and helpful information online for families affected by drugs and alcohol.
Find an Adfam support group near you.

DrugFAM offers phone and email support to people affected by other people’s drug or alcohol misuse. Email: or call the helpline: 0300 888 3853.

Families Anonymous is based on the same principles as Alcoholics Anonymous. It runs local support groups for the family and friends of people with a drug problem. Email: or call the helpline: 0207 4984 680.

Release offers free, confidential advice on drugs law for people who use drugs, and their families. Email: or call the helpline: 020 7324 2989.