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Drinkline 

Drinkline runs a free, confidential helpline for people who are concerned about their drinking, or someone else's. Available weekdays 9am–8pm and weekends 11am–4pm.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Rebekah! | Last reviewed 05.11.2019

That Sober Guy Podcast 

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.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Khalid! | Last reviewed 10.01.2020

TalkToFrank 

Website has guidance, information and support for sufferers of substance or alcohol abuse, and for family or friends. Helpline is available 24/7.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Clo! | Last reviewed 04.03.2020

Lisa Inside Addiction   

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

England
Thanks Imogen Horner! | Last reviewed 23.01.2020

Laurie McAllister   

Entertaining and honest blogs about life, wellbeing, living alcohol free, hangover free travel and the (not) drinking diaries.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Penny! | Last reviewed 29.02.2020

Gamblers Anonymous 

Gambling Anonymous provides a safe haven where individuals who have gambling addictions can seek support. They provide a forum and offer support groups where people discuss their experiences of gambling addictions.

England, Northern Ireland, Wales
Thanks Korede! | Last reviewed 11.12.2019

National Centre for Eating Disorders   

You will make sense of your eating distress and figure a way to recover from it. It is a one off meeting, if you find it useful you can continue to see your therapist

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Kudrotey! | Last reviewed 23.10.2019

BeGambleAware 

Help, support and advice about problem gambling. Helpline open 24 hours, 7 days a week. Online chat available and services available in over 20languagesa and Next Generation Text Service.

England, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Lara! | Last reviewed 04.03.2020

NHS 

Services staffed by expert advisers to help people quit smoking

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Selene! | Last reviewed 23.10.2019

NHS Alchohol Addiction Services 

Search pages provided by NHS. Allows anyone to find alcohol addiction services in the UK.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks James! | Last reviewed 10.01.2020

UKAT 

Detox and rehab clinics across the UK. Provides specialist professional support; specialising in recovery from a range of addictions.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks James! | Last reviewed 10.01.2020

The Icarus Trust 

to support those suffering from addictive or obsessive behaviour,& to families who are affected by the addiction of a loved one; whether that’s due to drugs, alcohol, gambling or something else.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Jack CP! | Last reviewed 23.01.2020

Drink Coach 

Provides information and resources to keep track of your drinking and helps change alcohol consumption

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Paula A! | Last reviewed 23.01.2020

DrugWise 

Providing access to evidence-based drug, alcohol and tobacco information and resources, including an international knowledge hub.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Selene! | Last reviewed 23.01.2020

Change Grow Live 

Offers information and help to people struggling with challenges including drugs and alcohol, housing, justice, health and wellbeing

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Paula A! | Last reviewed 01.03.2020

UK Smart Recovery 

Promote recovery through a network of mutual-aid meetings and online training programmes. Teaches rational, easy-to-learn self-empowerment skills to help people restrain from addictive behaviour.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks James! | Last reviewed 23.01.2020

Drink Aware 

Drinkaware is an independent charity working to reduce alcohol misuse and harm in the UK. We're here to help people make better choices about drinking.

England, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Isabel! | Last reviewed 05.11.2019

Addiction NI 

Treatment and support for people dependent on alcohol or drugs. Providing tailor-made treatment programmes for people with drug or alcohol problems.

Northern Ireland
Thanks Debbie! | Last reviewed 23.10.2019

Action on Addiction 

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.

England
Thanks Rebekah! | Last reviewed 16.02.2020

Port Of Call 

Working with rehab clinicsin England to help you find the right one. Free addiction assessment; 24/7 helpline. Note These Rehab clinics are all based in England.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks James! | Last reviewed 23.01.2020

DrugFAM 

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.

England, Wales
Thanks Jack CP! | Last reviewed 10.01.2020

Release 

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.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Jack CP! | Last reviewed 10.01.2020

NACOA 

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.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Isabel! | Last reviewed 05.11.2019

UK Addiction Treatment Centres 

Detox and rehab beds across the UK, treatment for all addictions including alcoholism, all drug addictions and eating disorders.

England
Thanks Rachel S! | Last reviewed 17.12.2019

Facebook group   

Inspiration, information and some well deserved laughs for anyone interested in cutting back on or quitting boozing, or just drinking more mindfully. Book reviews, mocktail recipes, celebrity drinking stories, new research and much more.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Penny! | Last reviewed 29.02.2020

Drugs and Alcohol NI   

Supporting those affected by drug and alcohol related issues across Northern Ireland through DACTS (Drug and Alcohol Coordination Teams). Awareness sessions and the signposting of services are also offered.

Northern Ireland
Thanks Ciaran! | Last reviewed 10.01.2020

Addaction 

Helps people with mental health, drugs and alcohol.

England, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Isabel! | Last reviewed 05.11.2019

Down Your Drink 

Gives people the information they need to make careful choices about the role alcohol plays in their life, offers resources to help navigate alcohol consumption

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Paula A! | Last reviewed 16.02.2020

Recovery 

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.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks James! | Last reviewed 10.01.2020

Forward 

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.

England
Thanks Mallory! | Last reviewed 05.11.2019

NHS 

You can search all NHS service directories from here. Try searching by service name, service type, condition or surgical procedure.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Oliver! | Last reviewed 23.10.2019

The Alcohol & Addiction Podcast 

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.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Khalid! | Last reviewed 10.01.2020

Rehab4Addiction 

Provides advice on, and referral to, drug and alcohol rehab clinics in the UK and in some nations abroad. Helpline open 24/7.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks James! | Last reviewed 10.01.2020

AL-Anon 

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.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Amber C! | Last reviewed 23.10.2019

The Mental Illness Happy Hour   

A weekly online podcast that interviews comedians, artists, friends, and the occasional doctor. Each episode explores mental illness, trauma, addiction and negative thinking.

England
Thanks Imogen Horner! | Last reviewed 05.11.2019

Hope UK 

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

England, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Sikemi! | Last reviewed 16.02.2020

Overeaters Anonymous 

Find a local, non-judgemental support group for dealing with compulsive eating through a 12-step recovery programme.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Last reviewed 10.01.2020

Know the Score 

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. Helpline open 7 days a week, 8am-11pm. Email and livechat also available.

Scotland
Thanks SN! | Last reviewed 10.01.2020

The SHAIR podcast sobriety network 

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

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Khalid! | Last reviewed 10.01.2020

Narcotics Anonymous 

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.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Last reviewed 23.10.2019

GamCare 

GamCare is the leading national provider of free information, advice and support for anyone affected by problem gambling.

England
Thanks Rachel S! | Last reviewed 30.11.2019

Alcohol Change UK 

Provides support; works to improved knowledge, better policies and regulation, shifted cultural norms, improved drinking behaviours, and more and better support and treatment.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Rebekah! | Last reviewed 05.11.2019

Acohol Focus Scotland 

Website includes a directory of local treatment services in Scotland

Scotland
Thanks James! | Last reviewed 23.01.2020

ADFAM 

Improving life for families affected by drugs and alcohol

England, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Isabel! | Last reviewed 06.11.2019

SMART Recovery 

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.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Amber C! | Last reviewed 23.10.2019

Alcoholics Anonymous 

A nationwide support service for people struggling with alcohol dependency. Support is provided through a 12 step programme, support groups as well as a helpline open 7days 10am-10pm.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Amber C! | Last reviewed 23.03.2020

Cocaine Anonymous 

Helping personal recovery and continued sobriety of those who has had an addiction through meetings, events and a helpline open every day 10am-10pm.

England, Wales
Thanks Millie! | Last reviewed 05.11.2019

Facebook group   

Facebook group of addicts/alcoholics in recovery. We offer support and advice in dealing with addiction. We are not professionals

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Janet! | Last reviewed 22.01.2020

Addiction Helper 

Help for anyone affected by addiction with advice on both NHS and private treatment options. Helpline open 24/7.

England
Thanks James! | Last reviewed 04.03.2020

Stop Smoking NI 

Stop Smoking NI highlights the benefits of quitting smoking and the services available across NI to help. A free Quit Kit can also be ordered from the website for NI residents.

Northern Ireland
Thanks Ciaran! | Last reviewed 01.03.2020

NHS Alcohol Pages 

NHS pages detailed treatment for alcohol dependency, including a summary of treatment services and advice on staying well.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks James! | Last reviewed 10.01.2020

Drugsand.me 

Accessible and comprehensive drug education interventions to reduce drug-related harm.

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Thanks Selene! | Last reviewed 10.01.2020

Inspire 

Delivering mental health, learning/intellectual disability, autism, addiction and workplace wellbeing services across Northern Ireland. Out of hours number: 08003895362

Northern Ireland
Thanks Naomi M! | Last reviewed 23.01.2020