Addiction and dependency issues can be linked to mental health problems. The below organisations may be able to offer support and advice if you, or someone you know, is struggling with any form of dependency. These organisations can also offer support specifically relating to:
Information about addiction
NHS Live Well
Advice, tips and tools to help with health and wellbeing.
Information about a range of addictive behaviours and treatments.
Sources of support
Supports people with drug, alcohol or mental health problems, and their friends and family.
Information and support for friends and family of people with drug or alcohol problems.
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
Help and support for anyone with alcohol problems.
User-led organisation that provides information and advocacy for people accessing treatment for drug and alcohol problems.
Confidential advice and information about drugs, their effects and the law.
Support groups for anyone wanting to stop gambling.
Information and support for people wanting to stop gambling, including a helpline and online forum.
National Association for Children of Alcoholics
Provides information, advice and support for everyone affected by a parent's drinking, including adults.
National Problem Gambling Clinic
Treats problem gamblers living in England and Wales aged 16 and over.
Support for anyone who wants to stop using drugs.
Rehab 4 Addiction
Services and treatment suggestions for those affected by addiction and their loved ones.
National charity that gives free and confidential advice about drugs and the law.
Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous
Support groups for people with sex and love addictions.
NHS information and advice to help stop smoking.
Provides health and social care services for people with drug, alcohol and mental health problems.