Drug Harm Reduction Support Directory


Community Support

Dear Albert

Dear Albert is a social enterprise dedicated to resolving the personal, social and economic problems associated with substance misuse and so improve communities and better people's lives. Committed to best practice and to delivering evidence-based interventions, Dear Albert is focused on its support for individuals wanting to achieve long term sobriety and in helping communities tackle the issues associated with drug and alcohol misuse.

Helpline: 0800 880 3153
Text: 07712707999
E-mail: hello@dearalbert.co.uk
Facebook: @DearAlbertRecovery
Twitter: @DearAlbert
Website: www.dearalbert.co.uk

My Solution Wellbeing

An organisation based in Leicester. They specialise in drug and alcohol, addictions, mental health and young people service. They offer specialist treatment and counselling.

Phone: 0116 403 0092
Email: info@mysolutionwellbeing.com
Website: www.mysolutionwellbeing.com

Turning Point

Turning Point Leicestershire and Rutland is the integrated substance misuse service for the county, city and prison. They work with anyone who is affected by drugs or alcohol and wants support to make change. They offer a variety of treatment options and will support you to find the right treatment for you. 

Phone: 0330 303 6000
Email: LLreferrals@turning-point.co.uk
Self-referral form: https://tp-sc.custhelp.com/
Website: www.turning-point.co.uk
Location: 2 Eldon Street LE1 3QL

National Support

Adfam National

National organisation working with families affected by drugs and alcohol. Provide a range of publications and resources for families about substance use and about criminal justice and operate an online message board and searchable database of local support groups. Run direct support services at London prisons for families of prisoners with drug problems.

Phone: 020 3817 9410
Email: admin@adfam.org.uk
Online forum: https://adfam.org.uk/help-for-families/finding-support/forum
Website: https://adfam.org.uk

Families Anonymous

Families Anonymous has about 50 groups throughout the UK for families and friends of people who may have a problem with substance abuse. The groups offer help and support to members based on the 12 steps programme.

Helpline: 02074984680
Online forum: http://famanon.co.uk/forum/
Website: http://famanon.org.uk

Narcotics Anonymous

Helpline and regular self-help meetings for people who feel they have a drug problem and want to stop using. Please check the website for meeting details and pop-in as not appointment is needed.

Helpline: 0300 999 1212
Meeting Listings: https://ukna.org/contacts
Website: https://ukna.org

Re-Solv - Community for Recovery

Information and support for people concerned about solvent and volatile substance misuse problems.

Helpline: 01785 817885
Live chat: www.re-solv.org/contact/
Text/ WhatsApp: 07496959930
Email: c4r@re-solv.org
Website: www.re-solv.org


The national centre of expertise on drugs and drugs laws, providing free and confidential specialist advice via a national helpline. Delivers 2 regional frontline services: therapeutic counselling and legal outreach surgeries in drug treatment centres, as well as a National expert witness service (reports and testimony).

Helpline: 02073242989
Email: ask@release.org.uk
Web Form: www.release.org.uk/helpline
Website: www.release.org.uk

The Mix

The Mix provides free, confidential support through phone, web, social and counselling for under 25s. It connects young people to experts and their peers to talk about everything from homelessness to finding a job, from money to mental health, from break-ups to drugs.

Phone: 0808 808 4994
Email: help@themix.org.uk
Website: www.themix.org.uk

Talk to Frank

A national drugs awareness service which provides free, confidential advice about any drug related issues.

Phone: 0300 123 6600
Text: 82111
Email: www.talktofrank.com/contact
Live Chat (2pm-6pm): www.talktofrank.com/livechat
Website: www.talktofrank.com

The Loop

The Loop is a not for profit Community Interest Company which provides drug safety testing, welfare and harm reduction services at nightclubs, festivals and other leisure events.

Website: https://wearetheloop.org