Alcohol Concern is the national agency on alcohol misuse. They
work to reduce the incidence and costs of alcohol-related harm
and to increase the range and quality of services available
to people with alcohol-related problems.
Alcohol Education Research Council
The Council was established by the Government in 1982 by an
Act of Parliament (The Licensing (Alcohol Education and Research
Act 1981) to administer the Alcohol Education and Research Fund.
This Fund finances projects within the United Kingdom for education
and research and for novel forms of help to those with drinking
Arrest Referral Schemes
The aim of the Metropolitan Police Service's (MPS) Three-Year
Drug Plan is to reduce drug-related crime; an objective which
accords with the national strategy. 'Tackling Drugs to Build
a Better Britain'.
DrugScope is the UK's leading independent centre of expertise
on drugs. Their aim is to inform policy development and reduce
drug-related risk. They provide quality drug information, promote
effective responses to drug taking, undertake research at local,
national and international levels, advise on policy-making,
encourage informed debate and speak for our member organisations
working on the ground.
East-West Detox charitable trust was founded and established
by professional workers in the drug field, who felt that there
was a need for a different kind of service provision, concerning
the detoxification and rehabilitation of problematic substance
users. A new model of treatment that combines both eastern and
western philosophies, as well as therapy and medicine. This
service provision means that there is now a wider choice, so
that an individual can choose the treatment that suits them
For free confidential drugs information and advice 24 hours
a day talk to FRANK. If you're deaf you can Textphone FRANK
on 0800 917 8765. Visit the website for A-Z on drugs and information
on the dangers of mixing drugs.
Home Office > Tackling Drugs
Welcome to drugs.gov.uk, the cross-government website to support
the National Drug Strategy and the work of Drug Action Teams.
It contains information for DATs and interested individuals
to find out about the Government’s Drug Strategy.
Release provides a range of services dedicated to meeting the
health, welfare and legal needs of drugs users and those who
live and work with them. The organization was founded in 1967
in response to the growing number of young people who were coming
into contact with illegal drugs. With the voluntary support
of many young professionals, Release established the first ever
national drugs helpline and has maintained its pivotal role
in the drugs and legal advice field and now operates a number
of service programmes.
The site is intended to provide general information only and
not to replace medical or legal advice available from any other
source. This site and its contents in no way condones or encourages
University of Central Lancashire >
Centre for Ethnicity and Health
Web pages of the Centre for Ethnicity and Health, at the University
of Central Lancashire. Here you will find information about
our work in regeneration, mental health, and drug and alcohol
use amongst disadvantaged populations.