Addiction and recovery

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Gordon Moody

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.

NHS England

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

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.

Big Deal

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.

Priory Group

Rehab services for prescription drug addiction

Local and remote therapy sessions over Skype are available.

UK Rehab

Internet addiction information and clinics

Rehab clinics, guidance, and advice for anyone suffering from internet addiction.

Workaholics Anonymous

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.

SMART Recovery

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

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).

Addiction NI

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

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.

Drink Aware

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.

Drink Coach

Tools to track and change your drinking

Provides information and resources to keep track of your drinking and improve your alcohol consumption habits.

Hope UK

Drug education charity

Charity that works with young people (individually and in groups) to help them make drug free-choices.

Addiction Helper

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

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.

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