Please note that DrugWise does not offer a public information or advice service other than the material available on the website. If you are looking for a treatment service, please go to the most appropriate link below:
How to get help
If you need treatment for your drug use, you are entitled to care on the NHS. This NHS Guide to Drug Treatment explains where to get help, the different types of help available and what to expect.
Finding a service
FRANK – Support near you – England – A searchable database of local and national services that provide counselling and treatment in England. FRANK also offers a live chat facility on their website, email support, an SMS number – 82111 and a 24 hour telephone helpline – 0300 123 6600.
NHS Choices: Find a drug treatment service – search for a service by your town or postcode.
Help for Families
Families Anonymous – Support for family members. Helpline: 0207 4984 680
DrugFAM – Helpline: 0207 4984 680. Support families, friends, partners and significant others coping with a loved one’s addiction to drugs, alcohol or gambling. Also support those bereaved by drugs, alcohol, gambling and related causes.
Nacoa: Helping those affected by their parent’s drinking.
Kinship – Help and support for all kinship carers – the grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles, and family friends who step up to raise children when their parents can’t.
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