Addiction and dependency
Gives information on where you can find support on addiction and dependency, which are often linked to mental health problems.
Addiction and dependency resources
Addiction is often linked to mental health problems. If you have an addiction problem it may have started as a way to cope with feelings that you felt unable to deal with in any other way.
For more information about addiction and sources of support see the links below.
Information about addiction
|NHS Live Well||Information, real life stories and details of support available|
|Beating addictions||Information about a range of addictive behaviours and treatments|
Sources of support
|Addaction||National charity that provides a range of services to help transform the lives of people affected by drug and alcohol problems. Details of local services available on the website.|
|Adfam||Support for family and friends of people with drug and alcohol problems|
0845 769 7555
|Fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.|
0845 122 8608
|User led organisation that provides information and advocacy for people accessing treatment for drug and alcohol problems
|Drugsline||Information on a range of street drugs|
|Gamblers anonymous||Support groups for people with gambling addictions|
0845 4500 215
|National charity that gives free and confidential advice about drugs and the law|
|Sex and love addicts anonymous||Support groups for people with sex and love addictions|
0800 022 4332
|NHS information and advice to help stop smoking|
020 7481 7600
|National organisation that provides health and social care services for people with complex needs, including alcohol and drug misuse and mental health problems|
Updated April 2013
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