Information about drugs, alcohol and treatment
  • Addiction Search
    Portal on research-based addiction information on addiction and its treatment.
  • Addiction Today
    Journal ‘for everyone interested in addiction’.
  • CQC
    The Care Quality Commission is the independent regulator of health and social care in England.
  • Drink and Drugs News
    Web-portal for substance misuse practitioners covering the latest news, training information, research and guidance, jobs vacancies and more.
  • Drug Sector Partnership
  • DS Daily
    A daily drug and alcohol news service from DrugScope
  • Film Exchange on Alcohol and Drugs (FEAD)
    FEAD is an online resource that brings short video presentations from leading figures in the alcohol and drugs field direct to your screen.
  • Inexcess – in search of recovery
    Inexcess TV uses the power of personal experience, television and the internet to help people when drink, drugs or other excessive behaviours have become a problem in their life, or the lives of others.
  • Institute of Alcohol Studies
    Educational body aiming to increase knowledge of alcohol and consequences of misuse.
  • UK Drug Policy Commission
    UKDPC is an independent body providing objective analysis of UK drug policy.
  • UK Drug Rehab
    UK Drug Rehab provides unbiased information on addiction and related matters. Incorporates the National Addiction Treatment & Rehabilitation Directory. The purpose is to encourage those experiencing drug and alcohol problems to seek the help they need to address their problems.
  • Department of Health
    Providing health and social care policy, guidance and publications for NHS and social care professionals.
  • National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse
    The National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse (NTA) is a special health authority within the NHS, established by Government in 2001 to improve the availability, capacity and effectiveness of treatment for drug misuse in England.
    Home Office unit with responsibility for drug prevention, treatment, intervention and campaigns.
Support and advice
  • Adfam
    Adfam is a national charity working with families affected by drugs and alcohol and is a leading agency in substance related family work. They provide a range of publications and resources for families about substances and criminal justice and operate an online message board and database of local support groups that helps families hear about and talk to people who understand their situation. A list of our publications and resources is available online at Tel 020 7553 7640
  • Compact Voice
    Compact Voice is an independent body representing the voluntary and community sector on taking forward the Compact.
  • FARS
    Farsi Addiction Recovery Support is a free and confidential service that provides information and support to the Farsi speaking community members in UK who are affected by substance misuse. FARS raises awareness of addiction and promotes treatment and recovery to the Farsi speaking community members. Freephone Helpline: 08000 383130
  • Substance Misuse Skills Consortium
  • Talk To Frank
    National helpline providing information on drug-related matters. Tel 0800 776600.