Addiction and recovery
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Gambling recovery residential courses
Offers residential courses for adults who have problems with gambling. In some cases it can be low cost or free – this will depend on your personal circumstances.
National problem gambling clinic – England and Wales
Free treatment options including psychological support available for problem gamblers living in England and Wales aged 16 or over.
Young People’s Gambling Support Service
Supports anyone aged 18 and under across the UK who is either ‘at risk’ of or experiencing harms because of gambling. Includes structured interventions, calls and self-help tools.
Gamblers Anonymous Scotland 24/7 support
Find a local meeting near you on their website or access support 24/7 via helpline or live chat.
Gambling information, advice and support for young people
Support for young people affected by gambling including online advice, a free 24/7 online chat service and dedicated helpline.
Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous
Sex and love addicts anonymous
SLAA offers support for people dealing with sexual and/or love addiction, directing people to local and online meetings as well as providing information and self-diagnosis questions.
Scottish Families Affected by Drugs
Support for Scottish families affected by drug or alcohol use
Free support services including, information and advice through a confidential helpline, one-to-one and group support, bereavement counselling and signposting.
Change Grow Live
Substance misuse information and local services
Advice and information for those suffering from drug or alcohol addiction and local support signposting.
Rehab services for prescription drug addiction
Local and remote therapy sessions over Skype are available.
Internet addiction information and clinics
Rehab clinics, guidance, and advice for anyone suffering from internet addiction.
Workaholics Anonymous UK
Workaholics Anonymous operate in a similar way to Alcoholic Anonymous. Find a peer support group locally, online or via telephone.
Marijuana Anonymous UK
Marijuana anonymous meetings and information
There are local meetings in England and other locations, and online meetings available to all.
Sex Addicts Anonymous
Sex addicts anonymous support groups
SAA is a group of men and women who share experiences, strength and hope for the purpose of finding freedom from addictive sexual behavior and helping others recover from sex addiction.
Tips to avoid overspending
This article provides some useful tips on how to avoid overspending.
Charity support for solvent abuse
Re-Solv supports anyone in the UK whose life is affected by solvent abuse. Support available by helpline, WhatsApp or email.
Wales Drug and Alcohol Helpline
Wales drug and alcohol helpline
A free and bilingual telephone drugs helpline providing a single point of contact for anyone in Wales wanting further information or help relating to drugs or alcohol.
The Scottish Drug Services Directory
Finding support for drug treatment in Scotland
This online directory has been developed to help people access contact information and details for over 200 agencies in Scotland who can help with drug treatment and care.
Drug use and legal advice for drug related issues
Website providing information on drug use and legal advice around drugs. Also a national helpline and email service for advice and counselling available in London.
Know the Score
Confidential drugs helpline and drug facts
For those that have taken drugs, are thinking of taking them, or are just curious and want to know more. Find information help and support with drugs through their helpline, email and live chat.
Action on Addiction
Provider of addiction treatment
Treatment and support for individuals and families affected by all kinds of addiction including alcohol, drugs, gambling, gaming, sex and love and some food related disorders.
Support for friends and family affected by alcohol
A support service for friends and family of those struggling to cope with someone else’s drinking. Meetings are available or their helpline is open 7 days a week 10am-10pm.
Helpline for those effected by someone’s drug use
National helpline and support groups in the South East for families and people effected by someone’s drug and alcohol abuse. Helpline available 9am-9pm.
The Icarus Trust
Provides support for those affected by drug use
Supports those suffering from addictive or obsessive behaviour and families who are affected by the addiction of a loved one; whether that’s due to drugs, alcohol, gambling or something else.
Alcohol Change UK
Working to end the serious harm caused by alcohol
Provides support to improve drinking behaviours and access support and treatment.
Drug and alcohol recovery services for ex-offenders
A range of drug and alcohol recovery services provided for individuals and their families. 12 step programmes support those struggling with addiction to move forward in life.
Addiction self-management and recovery training programme
A support service via local groups or online meetings for self-empowerment and improvement techniques to help give individuals the tools to abstain from any addictive behaviour.
Narcotics anonymous helpline for those affected by drug addiction
The Narcotics Anonymous Helpline is the first point of contact if you need support and advice about drug addiction. Anyone from the using addict, family or drug workers can call.
The SHAIR podcast sobriety network
Shair – sharing helps alcoholics in recovery
Warning contains explicit language: Presented by life coach Omar Pinto SHAIR is not only a Recovery Podcast it is a global Sobriety Network sharing inspirational stories of recovery.
Information and self-help guidance on problem gambling
This free website includes tips and advice to better understand and combat problem gambling and how to help others.
Drug and alcohol rehabilitation services
Whatever your addiction, be it drugs or alcohol, or a process addiction like gambling, sex, money or food addiction, support is offered here. Twenty-four hour helpline and online chat provided.
UK Smart Recovery
Addiction recovery via meetings and online training
Promote recovery through a network of mutual-aid meetings and online training programmes. Teaches self-empowerment skills to help people restrain from addictive behaviour.
That Sober Guy Podcast
Free, confidential support for drug or alcohol addition
Warning contains explicit language: Shane Ramer who battled a 17 year alcohol and drug addiction presents That Sober Guy Podcast as a way to share his own recovery and allow others to share theirs.
Drugs and Alcohol NI
Support against drug and alcohol related issues Northern Ireland
Supports those affected by drug and alcohol related issues across Northern Ireland through DACTS (Drug and Alcohol Coordination Teams).
Alcohol and drug addiction treatment programmes
Treatment and support for people dependent on alcohol or drugs. Providing tailor-made treatment programmes for people with drug or alcohol problems.
Gamblers Anonymous England, Wales and Ulster
Gamblers Anonymous provides a forum and regular local meetings to meet others overcoming gambling addiction. Check their website to find meetings near you.
Information about drinking habits
Drinkaware is an independent charity working to reduce alcohol misuse and harm in the UK. Helps people make better choices about drinking.
Free helpline if worried about your or someone else’s drinking
Drinkline runs a free confidential helpline for people who are concerned about their drinking or someone else’s. Available weekdays 9am8pm and weekends 11am-4pm.
Port Of Call
Support overcoming addiction
Working with rehab clinics in England to help you find the right one. Free addiction assessment; 24/7 helpline. Rehab clinics are all based in England.
Lisa Inside Addiction
Blog and vlog for addicts and their family
Discussing topics with addiction experts to find a greater understanding of why people are addicted whilst always supporting the broken addicts to give them support.
The Alcohol & Addiction Podcast
Lee Davy presents personal stories of addiction
Offering an insight into the minds of those who have recovered from addiction, Lee Davy helps people see that alcoholism is an invisible violent and dominant belief system.
Tools to track and change your drinking
Provides information and resources to keep track of your drinking and improve your alcohol consumption habits.
Drug education charity
Charity that works with young people (individually and in groups) to help them make drug free-choices.
Addiction treatment options advice helpline
Help for anyone affected by addiction. Offers advice on both NHS and private treatment options. Helpline open 24/7.
NHS Alcohol Pages
NHS alcohol support information
NHS pages detailing treatment for alcohol dependency including a summary of treatment services and advice on staying well.
Advice and referral on drug and alcohol rehab
Provides advice on, and referral to, drug and alcohol rehab clinics in the UK and in some nations abroad. Helpline open 24/7.
UK Addiction Treatment Centres
Addiction treatment centres in England
Detox and rehab beds across the UK treatment for all addictions including alcoholism, drug addictions, and eating disorders.
Information on drugs, alcohol and tobacco
Provides access to evidence-based drug, alcohol, and tobacco information.
Substance or alcohol abuse 24hour helpline
Website has guidance, information and support for sufferers of substance or alcohol abuse and for family or friends. Helpline is available 24/7.
Cocaine anonymous support groups and helpline
Helping personal recovery and continued sobriety of those who has had an addiction through meetings events and a helpline open every day 10am-10pm.
Support for children and adult children of alcoholics
Nacoa seeks to address the needs of children growing up in families where one or both parents suffer from alcoholism or a similar addictive problem.
Help for families affected by drugs and alcohol
Provides a range of support and information for for families affected by drugs and alcohol and run a directory of local support groups for families.
Alcohol Focus Scotland
Directory of local alcohol addiction treatment in Scotland
Website includes a directory of local addicion treatment services in Scotland.
Information on the effects of drugs
Accessible and comprehensive drug education interventions to reduce drug-related harm.
NHS Alcohol Addiction Services
Search NHS alcohol addiction services database
Search pages provided by NHS. Allows anyone to find alcohol addiction services in the UK.
Gambling 24/7 helpline and live chat
A charity that offers free information, advice, and support for anyone affected by problem gambling. Includes a helpline and live chat available 24hours a day, group chat, forum and recovery toolkit.