Drugs Information, what you really should know about, where to get help on drug related issues
A Guide for worried parents, teenagers who are using drugs or thinking about using drugs and anyone who wants to know more about the subject.
This website has been accredited by the Matthew Project in Norwich, Greater Manchester Police force and the Office of National Drug Control Policy (The White House)
|S.C.O.D.A.: (Standing Conference on Drug Abuse)|
Providers of a comprehensive library service
on drug misuse, publishes up-to-date material on various aspects of
the subject and has researcg unit.
|National Drugs Helpline:|
|Telephone: 0800 77 66 00||
A 24 hour confidential drugs information, help, advice and support line. A call to this line will NOT appear on your telephone bill. The helpline is available in English and other languages.
|I.S.D.D.: (Institute for the Study of Drug Dependence)|
|Mr J Witton
32-36 Loman Street
London SE1 0EE
Telephone: 0171 928 1211
Fax: 0171 928 1771
Providers of a comprehensive library service on drug misuse, publishes up-to-date material on various aspects of the subject and has researcg unit.
|388 Old Street
London EC1V 9LT
Telephone: 0171 603 8654 Helpline
Telephone: 0171 729 9904 Advice
Telephone: 0345 366 666 Drugs information (charged at local rate)
A national advice agency on drug use and abuse and drug related problems who specialise in legal issues. Will refer to specialist agencies. Advice line open Mon-Fri 10am-6pm. Use the helpline at all other times. 0345 366 666 is the drugs in schools helpline. Mon-Fri 10am-5pm. The call to this line is charged at local rate no matter where in the UK you are calling from.
|101-103 Oldham Street
Tel: 0161 839 2054
Freephone Adviceline: 0800 716 701
A Manchester based registered charity giving advice, needle exchnage and relevant referrals. They also run a freephone helpline for families and friends of drug users.
|Council for Involuntary Tranquilliser Addiction:|
Liverpool L22 5NG
Telephone: 0151 949 0102
Fax: 0151 474 9626
Helps people on benzodiazepine tranquillisers and sleeping pills to come off their drugs and back to health. Publishes a book and two cassettes. Helps people with anxiety problems and other prescribed drug problems. Provides training for health professionals and counsellors.
|Re-Solv: (The Society for the Prevention of Solvent and Volatile Substance Abuse)|
|30A High Street
Staffordshire ST15 8AW
Telephone: 01785 817885
Publishes books and videos about solvent abuse. They can tell you about local agencies who can help.
|The Doddington and Rollo Community
Charlotte Despard Avenue
London SW11 5JE
Telephone: 0171 498 4680
Helps families and friends of drug abusers, to relieve distress and aid recovery. Runs a telephone helpline and encourages the formation of local support groups. Fellowship of self help groups for those concerned about drug abuse or related behavioural problems of a relative or friend.
|Tel: 0171 284 1123||
A self help group and helpline that deals with all aspects of cocaine abuse.
|Tel: 0171 352 3001
Helpline / Self-help groups: 01904 644 026
Helpline / Self-help groups: 01904 644 027
Helpline / Self-help groups: 01904 644 028
Helpline / Self-help groups: 01904 644 029
A helpline service for people who want help or advice about alcohol. Alcoholics Anonymous also run many local self-help groups to help recovering alcoholics. Contact them for details of local meetings.
UK Service Office, PO Box 1980,
A self help group and helpline that deals
with all aspects of opiate abuse.
800-729-6686 or 301-468-2600 National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
800-COCAINE Answers emergency questions about cocaine use.
800-662-HELP Toll free, 24-hour hotline can tell you how and where to get
help for alcohol and other drug problems.
For information about other drugs, return to Drug Information Page.