Drugs Support Organisations
Provides free and confidential advice about drugs and drugs law to the public and professionals. Service includes a helpline.
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.
Helpline: 01786 810762
Text or WhatsApp: 07496 959930
Live Chat: https://www.re-solv.org/contact-us/
FRANK provides confidential information and advice about drugs. The FRANK service is free and operated by fully trained advisers. The advice can be accessed through their helpline, live webchat function on the FRANK website, email and text message.
Helpline: 0300 123 6600 or text 82111 lines open 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week
Email Form: https://www.talktofrank.com/contact
Live Chat: https://www.talktofrank.com/contact-frank
Scottish Drugs Forum (SDF) is Scotland’s national resource of expertise on drugs and related issues. SDF works with policymakers, service planners and commissioners, service managers and staff as well as people who use or have used services to ensure service quality and evidence-based policy and practice.
Helpline and regular self-help meetings for those who have a desire to stop using drugs and who wish to support each other in remaining drug-free.
Helpline: 0300 999 1212
Manages substance use services ranging from residential units to community-based services. Also provides services for those in the criminal justice system who use substances.
An online recovery community. The website includes information, stories and blogs. Community members can write contribute to forums and post blogs.
Provides information about psychostimulant drugs (particularly NPS – legal highs) and the dangers of using them, including harm reduction information so people can make informed choices.
Text: 07860047501 FREE (Mon- sat 1-5pm for anyone aged 13-25 yrs)
The website provides information and advice about drugs and the associated health risks. Also offers a free, confidential helpline and online live chat service.
Helpline: 0800 587 5879 (Mon-Fri 9am -9pm Sat & Sun 10am-4pm)
Provide a range of services in Scotland including a residential detoxification and rehabilitation programme, alcohol and drug day programmes, individual and group support programmes. They also provide a comprehensive range of interventions across the Scottish Prison Service estate.
Information about naloxone, including training in administering naloxone.
Provides free, confidential support with alcohol, drugs or mental health online and through their local services. They also provide support to family members and friends of those who use substances. Live Chat available on website Mon-Fri 9am-9pm Sat-Sun 10am-4pm.
The Mix provides free, confidential and non-judgmental facts and advice about alcohol, drugs, legal highs and the side effects to young people to allow you to make the right decisions.
Helpline: 0808 808 4994 (available 3pm-12am 7 days a week)
Free crisis messenger text service, 24/7 THEMIX to 85258 for anyone in crisis aged 25 or under
Cocaine Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other, so that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from their addiction. The website includes a calendar of meetings based throughout Scotland.
Helpline: 0141 959 6363 (available 8am-11pm, 7 days a week)
Email Form: https://www.cascotland.org.uk/resources/helpline
Cocaine Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other so that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from their addiction. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop using cocaine and all other mind-altering substances.
Helpline: 0800 612 0225 (available 10am-10pm, 7 days a week)
Narcotics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other so that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from their addiction. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop using cocaine and all other mind-altering substances. Offers a local helpline and regular self-help meetings within the community.
SMART teaches rational, easy to learn and self-empowering skills to help participants abstain from any addictive behaviour and to develop a lifestyle that supports sustained recovery.
Online Meetings: https://smartrecovery.org.uk/online-meetings/
AddictionResource.com is a volunteer-run organization dedicated to guiding people through every step of the addiction treatment and recovery process. Our goal is to connect those battling addiction to the help they need to put their lives back on track.
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