- HELP AND ADVICE -
IF YOU’RE STRUGGLING WITH AN ADDICTION OR A MENTAL HEALTH ISSUE, THEN YOU DON’T HAVE TO SUFFER ALONE. THERE ARE MANY RESOURCES AVAILABLE FOR YOU TO GET THE HELP THAT YOU NEED. BELOW ARE A RANGE OF DIFFERENT NUMBERS AND WEBSITES THAT MAY BE ABLE TO GIVE YOU THE SUPPORT YOU REQUIRE.
ALCOHOL ADDICTION HELP & ADVICE
As the national gambling helpline in the UK, Drinkline is there for you to call if you’re worried about an alcohol addiction for either yourself or someone else.
Helpline: 0300 123 1110 (weekdays 9am – 8pm, weekends 11am – 4pm)
Alcoholic Anonymous (AA) is a free self-help group for people struggling with alcohol addictions. You can attend meetings with other people going through the same thing, or contact them online if that’s what you’d prefer.
Helpline: 0800 917 7650
GAMBLING ADDICTION HELP & ADVICE
BeGambleAware is a platform that provides you with information on gambling – as well as providing you a path to get help and support from reliable resources.
GamCare operates the national gambling helpline which is available to anyone looking for support in relation to gambling issues.
Helpline: 0808 8020 133 (available 24/7)
Gordon Moody is a service that provides residential treatment for severely addicted gamblers. In addition, it offers an outreach service for people to receive support for their problems both before and after treatment.
DRUG ADDICTION HELP & ADVICE
Narcotics Anonymous is a service which provides meetings and treatment for anyone suffering from a drug addiction. You can meet online, in person or give them a call to get the help you need.
Helpline: 0300 999 1212 (10am-midnight)
SMOKING ADDICTION HELP & ADVICE
SMOKEFREE NATIONAL HELPLINE
If you’re looking to quit, you can call the national Smokefree helpline; where you can talk to an experienced, trained expert, who will give you support, information and tips on how to quit.
Helpline: 0300 123 1044
BRITISH LUNG FOUNDATION
The British Lung Foundation is a charity dedicated to lung conditions and health; with a commitment to helping people with smoking conditions and addictions as part of that remit.
Helpline: 03000 030 555
MENTAL HEALTH HELP & ADVICE
The Samaritans offer a 24 hour helpline with trained professionals for anyone who needs mental and emotional help, support and advice.
Helpline: 116 123
Papyrus is an organisation which focuses on the prevention of suicide, specifically in young people. Their Hopeline is available for young people aged 35 and under who are struggling with their mental wellbeing.
Helpline: 0800 068 41 41