Adfam is the only national umbrella organisation working specifically with and for families affected by drugs and alcohol. As well as providing support materials and training specifically for families and professionals we inform policy development and campaign both locally and nationally for improved family support services.
Al-Anon Family Groups provide support to anyone whose life is, or has been, affected by someone else’s drinking, regardless of whether that person is still drinking or not. Al-Anon Family Groups hold regular meetings where members share their own experience of living with alcoholism.
Alateen is for teenage relatives and friends of alcoholics.
We believe alcoholism is a family disease that affects everyone in the family. Alateen meetings are attended by 12-17 year olds. They meet to share their experiences of having, or having had, a problem drinker in their lives. They help and support each other.
AA is concerned solely with the personal recovery and continued sobriety of individual alcoholics who turn to the Fellowship for help. The way we work is very simple – it is one alcoholic talking to another. AA experience has always been made available freely to all who sought it.
Antidote is the UK’s only LGB&T run and targeted drug and alcohol support service. Set up over 10 years ago, we work with both drug and alcohol users and healthcare professionals. We’re here to give non-judgemental free advice and support delivered by highly trained staff and volunteers – all of whom identify as LGB or T, and who have a good understanding of the pressures and problems that come with recreational drug or alcohol use.
Launched on July 6, 2000, this web site has always been a work in progress consisting of articles, information, expert medical documents, news stories and personal accounts.
Centrepoint provides a safe place to live for more than 2,900 young people, aged 16-25, every year in London and the north east of England.
Lifeline Southwark is a free, safe and confidential drug and alcohol service for any adult over the age of 18 who lives in the London Borough of Southwark. Lifeline’s Hidden Harm Project supports children and young people who are affected by substance misuse.
CMHA now provide a diverse range of services with the aim of serving Chinese people who suffer from mental health related issues and problems. We also provide support for their carers whom may not be familiar with all the nuances of traditional Chinese culture.
Riverside ECHG (formerly known as English Churches Housing Group) runs a wide range of supported housing schemes all over England. Our ultimate goal is to help homeless people regain their independence and resettle in the community.