Support Organisations - Drug Related Issues

10 May 2017

FRANK
http://www.talktofrank.com/
FRANK provide information and support on issues to do with drugs, including listing of drugs under their street names and live chat online from 2 – 6pm daily.
Helpline: 0300 123 6600 (lines open 24 hours)
Email: frank@talktofrank.com
Text: 82111

Wales Drug and Alcohol Helpline

http://www.dan247.org.uk/
Support information for alcohol and drugs issues, for anyone based in Wales.
Helpline: 0808 808 22 34 (lines open 24 hours)
Text: Dan to 81066

Scotland – Know The Score
http://www.knowthescore.info
Support information for drug issues, for anyone based in Scotland.
Helpline: 0800 587 587 9 (lines open 8am – 11pm)

Northern Ireland – Addiction NI
http://www.nicas.info
Support information for alcohol and drugs issues, for anyone based in Northern Ireland.
Helpline: 02890 66 44 34 (lines open Monday – Thursday 9am – 5pm, Friday 9am – 1pm)
Email enquiries@addictionni.com

Drugs Penalties
https://www.gov.uk/penalties-drug-possession-dealing
Government information on the classification of drugs and the penalties in the UK.

Narcotics Anonymous
http://www.ukna.org/
Self-support group for people who have struggled with drug issues.
Helpline: 0300 999 1212 (lines open 10am -12midnight)

Cocaine Anonymous UK

http://www.cauk.org.uk/index.asp
Memberships based organisation offering support to anyone who has been affected by cocaine addiction.
Helpline: 0800 612 0225
Mobile: 0300 111 2285
(lines open 10am - 10pm)
Email: helpline@cauk.org.uk

Cannabis – NHS
http://www.nhs.uk/livewell/drugs/pages/cannabis-facts.aspx
Information on the cannabis effects and risks.

Steroids – NHS
http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/anabolic-steroid-abuse/Pages/Introduction.aspx
Information on the misuse of steroids and the side effects.

Action on Addiction
http://www.actiononaddiction.org.uk/About-Addiction/Prescription-Over-the-Counter-Drugs.aspx
Support information about addiction to prescription and over-the-counter drugs, as well as other drug use.
Information: 0300 330 0659 (lines open Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm)

Adfam
http://www.adfam.org.uk/
Providing support for families and friends of drug and alcohol users, including information on drugs, criminal justice system and support groups.
Email: admin@adfam.org.uk

DrugFAM

http://www.drugfam.co.uk/
Supporting families, carers and friends affected by substance abuse.
Helpline: 0300 888 3853 (lines open 9am – 9pm)

National Treatment Agency for Substance Abuse
http://www.nta.nhs.uk
NHS information about substance abuse.

Release
http://www.release.org.uk
Advice about drugs and drug laws.
Email: ask@release.org.uk

NHS
http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/drugs/Pages/Drugsandyourkids.aspx
NHS information for parents about how to discuss drugs with their children.

Drug Science
http://www.drugscience.org.uk/
Information about drugs from The Independent Scientific Committee on Drugs.

LEGAL HIGHS – also known as NPS (New psychoactive substances)

Frank
http://www.talktofrank.com/legalhighs
Information from Frank about legal highs.
Helpline: 0300 123 6600 (lines open 24 hours)
Email: frank@talktofrank.com
Text: 82111

Angelus Foundation
http://www.angelusfoundation.org.uk
Raising awareness among young people and parents about the harm of legal highs and club drugs.
Why Not Find Out http://www.angelusfoundation.org.uk/whynotfindout/ campaign for young people.

NHS
http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/drugs/Pages/legalhighs.aspx
NHS information about legal highs.