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Drug Help and Advice

If you need support with drug addiction, or know somebody who needs support, these services can help. There are organisations set up to give free confidential advice to addicts, sometimes dealing with specific types of drug addiction to give the highest level of assistance they can.

Helping Hand

Local Services

South Staffs

One Recovery Staffordshire is led by Addiction Dependency Solutions (ADS), this is an innovative substance misuse partnership, that is supported by North Staffordshire NHS Combined Healthcare Trust, Changes, Brighter Futures and Arch Housing.

East Staffs

BAC O'Connor is a Staffordshire based provider of residential rehabilitation, semi-independent living and abstinence based recovery services. We are committed to supporting adults to achieve sustainable abstinence based recovery

North Staffs

Lifeline.org.uk Established in 1971, Lifeline is a registered Charity with forty years experience of managing drug and alcohol services. Lifeline currently provides a diverse range of services.


National Services

Talk to FRANK this helpline provides free, confidential advice, counselling and referral to specialist services 24 hours a day. The Talk to FRANK website also has a facility for finding organisations in your local area that can help you.

Adfam is an umbrella organisation providing support and information specifically for families affected by drug and alcohol use. It is their ultimate goal that no family in need of support should go without it.

Angelus Foundation aims to help society understand the dangers of 'legal highs' (unclassified substances), to reduce the harm they cause to young people and their families, and to save lives. Seeking to increase knowledge and maximize public understanding of the risks.

Club Drug Clinic is a national service for people who have begun to experience problems with their use of recreational drugs.

Drug Addicts Anonymous is a twelve-step fellowship dedicated to the recovery from addiction to mind altering substances.

DrugWise is a UK charity supporting professionals working in drug and alcohol treatment, drug education and prevention, and criminal justice. DrugWise is also a primary source of information on drugs and drug related issues.