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Alcohol Concern.

Alcohol Concern

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 Counci.

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 problems.

Metropolitan Police.

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'.

Drug Scope.


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.

Ealing Drug Alcohol Action Team.

Ealing Drug Alcohol Action Team

This site is intended as a guide to substance misuse services available to residents of the London Borough of Ealing. On this site you will also find out about the people who provide those services and what the Ealing Drug and Alcohol Action Team do.

East-West Detox

East-West Detox

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 best.

Talk to Frank.

Talk to Frank

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.

Tackling 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 drug use.

University of Central Lancashire.

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.

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