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Useful organisations

Specialist drug or alcohol organisations

  • Alcohol Concern
    National charity working to help reduce problems caused by alcohol.
  • Alcohol Focus Scotland
    National charity working to prevent and reduce alcohol harm.
  • DAN24/7 (Wales)
    Free, bilingual drugs helpline for anyone in Wales wanting information or help relating to drugs or alcohol.
  • Drinkaware
    An independent UK-wide alcohol education charity, which works with others to help reduce alcohol-related harm by helping people make better choices about their drinking.
  • Drinkline
    National free alcohol helpline: 0300 123 1110
    Drinkline runs a free, confidential helpline for people who are concerned about their drinking, or someone else's.
  • FRANK (Talk to Frank)
    FRANK offers confidential support and advice on drugs.
  • Institute of Alcohol Studies
    Independent institute which brings together evidence, policy and practice to inform the debate on alcohol’s impact on society.
  • Scottish Drugs Forum
    Scotland’s national resource of expertise on drugs and related issues.

Other organisations

Updated 2020-10-02