One of the UK’s largest specialist drug and alcohol treatment charities. Addaction manages 120 services in 80 locations across England and Scotland.

Tel (central office): 020 7251 5860


A helpline for people with learning disabilities in the criminal justice system.

Tel: 020 3119 0960


A charity that works with individuals, families and communities to prevent and reduce harm, to promote recovery, and to challenge the inequalities linked to alcohol and drug misuse.

Tel (head office): 0161 200 5486

Narcotics Anonymous

Helpline and regular self-help meetings for addicts who have a desire to stop using and who wish to support each other to remain drug free.

Helpline (10am-midnight): 0300 999 1212

NHS Choices

This site provides advice and information about drugs and offers a database of support and treatment services. Find your nearest drug support services here.

Tel: 0300 999 1212

Ocean Recovery

With rehabilitation clinics in Blackpool and London, Ocean Recovery’s aim is to make sure patients receive a fully personalised detoxification and rehabilitation programme to assist with alcohol and drug rehabilitation.

Northern Admissions: 0125 353 0553
Southern Admissions:0203 389 8799

The Rehabilitation for Addicted Prisoners Trust (RAPt)

RAPt help people with drug and alcohol dependence, both in prison and in the community, overcome the grip of addiction and lead positive lives, free from drugs and crime. They also provide a support service to family and friends of people with addictions. There are a range of information resources available on their website. Contact us here.


Helpline and support for drug users, their families and friends. Advice on drug-related subjects including health, welfare and legal issues. Release can also make referrals to specialist lawyers and local drug services.

Tel: 020 7324 2989

Talk to Frank

Free, confidential advice for anyone concerned about drug misuse. Advice and information for drug misusers, their families, friends, carers.

Helpline (24 hours): 0300 123 6600 (interpreters available for 120 languages)
Text: 82111
Email: click here to submit an email enquiry.