Updated 20th February 2017
Talk to Frank - website to find out about drugs. It has self-help sections plus advice and support if you are worried about someone you know using drugs. The helpline is available 24/7 365 days a year see website for details.
APAS - is an independent provider of a variety of services designed to reduce the harm alcohol and gambling cause to individuals, families and the communities they live in. The website has lots of fact sheets on alcohol and also offers advice to people with gambling problems including telephone numbers.
Lifeline Project - provides information on both alcohol and drug issues. Lifeline Project York, 3 Blossom Street, York, YO24 1AU Tel:01904 464680
Drinkaware - provides you with the facts about alcohol.
Hiwecanhelp - this website has a drug guide; advice on safer using, treatments, and your rights; health and a UK-wide directory of services.
Al-Anon and Alateen - Someone else's drinking can affect your life - be it a relative or friend, male or female. Whatever your relationship to the drinker, whatever your story, Al-Anon can help. Al-Anon Family Groups hold regular meetings where members share their own experience of living with alcoholism. Al-Anon does not offer advice or counselling, but members give each other understanding, strength and hope. Confidential Helpline available see website for details.
nacoa - Providing information, advice and support for everyone affected by a parent's drinking
Rehab Online - is a directory of residential rehabilitation services for adult drug and/or alcohol misusers in England and Wales.