Drug Abuse Organisations

Adfam: Advice to families and Friends of Drug Users

Drug and alcohol use can threaten and ultimately destroy family relationships and wellbeing. Adfam aim to empower family members and carers, support frontline workers and influence decision-makers to stop this happening.

Telephone Number:020 3817 9410
Email Address:[email protected]

Counselling and Involuntary Tranquilliser Addiction (CITA)

CITA established in 1987 a national helpline, support and information service for people who had become involuntarily addicted to prescribed benzodiazepine type tranquillisers or sleeping tablets. This group of drugs known as the “minor tranquillisers” includes most of the familiar names, Normison, Valium, Librium, Ativan, Mogadon, now increasingly prescribed under their generic names, temazepam, diazepam etc. The CITA helpline, staffed by volunteers and ex-addicts, is the core of the organisation’s activities and is a national facility for those patients dependent on tranquillisers.

Telephone Number:0151 474 9626 (Mon to Thurs 10am-4pm)
Helpline Telephone Number:0151 932 0102 (Mon to Fri 10am-1pm)
Email Address:[email protected]

National FRANK Campaign

For free confidential drugs information and advice 24 hours a day talk to FRANK. FRANK was launched on the 23rd of May. The campaign targets 11–21-year-olds, and parents of 11–18-year-olds and focuses on class A drugs.
There is a three-year government commitment to the campaign which is a joint initiative from the Home Office and the Department of Health and is supported by the Department for Education and Skills.

Helpline Telephone Number:0300 123 6600
Email Address:[email protected]

NHS Drug Addiction

Drug addiction information and advice on the NHS Website.


Founded in 1984, Re-Solv works to reduce the harms caused by volatile substance abuse (‘VSA’ or ‘solvent abuse’) and the misuse of other legal substances across the UK.

Telephone Number:01785 810762
Email Address:[email protected]


RELEASE provides a range of services dedicated to meeting the health, welfare and legal needs of drugs users and those who live and work with them.

Helpline Telephone Number:020 7324 2989
Email Address:[email protected]

With You

With You is a charity providing free, confidential support to people experiencing issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.