Alcohol and Drugs

Alcoholics Anonymous

Tel: 0800 9177 650 (24hr helpline)




Helpline providing confidential information and service to callers about alcohol-related addictions.

Open 9am-8pm, 7 days a week

Tel: 0300 123 1110


Helpline offering friendly, confidential drugs advice.

Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Tel: 0300 123 6600


Narcotics Anonymous

Provides confidential advice to help people who consider themselves an addict and organises help groups where people can share their experience with other users.

Open 10am-midnight (answerphone available outside these times)
Tel: 0300 9991 212


Wales Drug and Alcohol Helpline - DAN 24/7

A free, bilingual telephone drugs helpline providing a single point of contact for anyone in Wales wanting further information or help relating to drugs or alcohol. The helpline will assist individuals, their families, carers, and support workers within the drug and alcohol field to access appropriate local and regional services.Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Freephone 0808 808 2234

Or text DAN to 81066

Over-Count Drugs Information Agency

Providing independent advice and support on all aspects of over-the-counter drug and medication addiction and abuses. Free, confidential service to clients, friends, families and professionals, which includes specialised withdrawal programmes.

Helpline open 7pm-10pm, Tuesdays only

Tel: 01387 770404 (BT Standard Rate)

Mobile: 07446 321 129 (on 3 Network)



Release is the national centre of expertise on drugs and drugs law - providing free non-judgmental, specialist advice and information to the public and professionals on issues related to drug use and to drug laws.

Open from 11am—1pm & 2pm—4pm Monday to Friday. A message service is available 24 hours and we will return your call within one business day.

Tel: 020 7324 2989




Provides information and support to those worried about solvent abuse and other legal highs.

Information line Monday-Friday, 9am – 5pm.

Tel: 01785 810762


Last Updated: March 2016
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