Drug and Substance Abuse Drugs in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Drug and Substance Abuse Drugs

Addaction

Drug and alcohol treatment charity presents information on its work with details of how to support the charity and where to seek help. https://www.facebook.com/addactionuk addactionuk

Cocaine Anonymous

Based on the 12-steps / Minnesota Model. Provides an online self-assessment of cocaine addiction and a list of UK-wide contacts.

Council for Information on Tranquillisers, Antidepressants, and Painkillers

Provides information and advice for individuals, families, friends and professional advisors dealing with prescribed tranquillisers, sleeping tablets, and antidepressants.

Crew 2000

Edinburgh based initiative which brings together young people hoping to find ways to lessen the risks of drugs. Features an A-Z of drugs, drug myths, information on the organisation's workshops and support systems and details of how to volunteer. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Crew-mind-altering/171202652935218 crew_2000

DrugWise

Provides drug information which is topical, evidence-based and non-judgemental – and to promote this through media work, public speaking and lecturing.

Families Anonymous

Supports the relatives and friends of those involved in drug abuse. Include an outline of how the organisation works.

Head Gear

Offers youth friendly information on drug choices, consequences and the law, with support links specific to Edinburgh.

Hope UK

Provides drug awareness sessions for children, their families and parents. Details of how to get help, courses available and how to volunteer. https://www.facebook.com/HopeUKofficial HopeukUK

Independent Drug Monitoring Unit

Provides information on expert witness services, plus access to drug surveys and prices.

Know the Score

Scottish site presents information and advice for those concerned by drug issues, with sections for young people, parents and professionals.

National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse

Health authority within the NHS which aims to improve the availability, capacity and effectiveness of treatment for drug misuse in England. Includes directory of residential treatment centres.

NORML-UK

Non-partisan, non-profit organisation seeking to reform British cannabis laws and working for more research into the benefits of the uses of the cannabis plant for all purposes. https://www.facebook.com/NORMLUK NORMLUK

PADA (Parents Against Drug Abuse)

Gives support to any family member, partner or friend of substance misuser.

Release

National centre of expertise on drugs and drugs law, providing free and confidential specialist advice to the public and professionals.Also campaigns for changes to UK drug policy to bring about a fairer and more compassionate legal framework to manage drug use in society. https://www.facebook.com/ReleaseDrugsTheLawAndHumanRights Release_drugs

Scottish Drug Services Directory

Provides a searchable database of all drug treatment and rehabilitation services in Scotland.

Scottish Drugs Forum

National Scottish non-government drugs policy and information agency; offers information on publications, events and news.

Scottish Families Affected by Drugs

Coordinates, supports, and represents families and family support groups affected by living with or supporting a drug user. Provides details of their helpline and services, and a listing of local groups.

Serenity Health Group

Offers help for in and outpatient drug and alcohol detox and drug and alcohol rehabilitation across all of the UK. Also offers support for other process addictions.

Transform

Debates drug policy and examines the issues around prohibition, legalisation and regulation of all drugs including heroin, cocaine and cannabis.Includes briefings, research, newsletters and information on how to get involved with the campaign.

UK Drug Rehab

Directory of UK addiction treatment centres, organisations and service providers.

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