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Action on Addiction is a national charity which treats all forms of addiction: alcohol, drugs, gambling and gaming, for example.

Adfam is a national charity for families and friends of alcohol and drug users. It offers confidential support and information. 020 3817 9410 (admin).

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) provides an opportunity for people to get together to solve their problem with alcohol and help others to recover. Help line: 0800 9177 650

Al-Anon Family Groups is a service for families and friends of alcoholics. Al-Anon family groups provide understanding, strength and hope to anyone whose life is, or has been, affected by someone else’s drinking. 0800 0086 811, 10am-10pm, 365 days a year.

Counselling Directory – Find help from counsellors and therapists.

Drinkline is a national service that can offer signposting and support on any issue around alcohol, whether concerning somebody else or personal. They will direct the caller to the most suitable local services. 0300 1231 110

NHS information and support

National Association Children Of Alcoholics is specifically for the offspring – young or adult – who have grown up or been affected by a family member’s alcohol addiction.

Talk to Frank Freephone 0800 77 66 00 or via: on 0300 123 6600.

We are with you is a national support and treatment charity for alcohol and drug addiction with on line support.

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