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Drugs and Alcohol Support


Honest information about drugs.

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Contact number: 0300 123 6600 open 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Turning Point- Leicester City

Turning Point Leicester is the integrated substance misuse service for the city of Leicester. We work with anyone who is affected by drugs or alcohol and wants support to make change. We offer a variety of treatment options and will support you to find the right treatment for you. Self referral or referral via health or social care professionals. 

For more information: Tel: 0330 303 6000  Websites: 


For those living close to a dependent drug/alcohol user, trying to find help can be frustrating. It often seems that support is geared towards the user, when families struggle through problems too. Adfam believes that families need and deserve support in their own right.

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DrugFAMs mission is to support everyone  affected by or bereaved from another person’s harmful use of alcohol, drugs, substances, or gambling including family, friends and colleagues. DrugFAM offers phone and email support to people affected by other people’s drug or alcohol misuse.

For more information visit: Call: 0300 888 3853

Families Anonymous

Families Anonymous is a world-wide fellowship of family members and friends affected by another’s abuse of mind-altering substances, or related behavioural problems. FA has groups, spread throughout the country, which meet regularly. Families Anonymous is based on the same principles as Alcoholics Anonymous. It runs support meetings for the family and friends of people with a drug problem. 

For more information visit: Website: Call the helpline: 020 7498 4680 Email:  [email protected]


Release is the national centre of expertise on drugs and drugs law. The organisation, founded in 1967, is an independent and registered charity. Through our services the team provides free non-judgmental, specialist advice and information to the public and professionals on issues related to drug use and to drug laws. Release also offers free, confidential advice on drugs law for people who use drugs, and their families. 

For more information visit: Website: Email: [email protected]  Call the helpline: 020 7324 2989