Drugs and Alcohol


Addaction has a daily duty worker and provides needle exchange, has a mix of psychosocial groups, lifeskills activities and informal breakfast club and recovery café. Workers offer 1:1 support and groups as well as mutual aid.

Telephone: 0157 934 0616

Website: www.addaction.org.uk

Change Grow Live

Change Grow Live’s aim is to work together to challenge stigma and oppression. They want their charity to be a place where their staff and people who use their services are respected and engaged. They want to make life safer, easier and better for as many people as they can.

Website: Alcohol and Drugs Advice

Drinkaware Online Tools & Apps

Online trackers and apps from Drinkaware to help you avoid harm from alcohol.

Download from: www.drinkaware.co.uk


If you’re worried about your own or someone else’s drinking, you can call this free helpline, in complete confidence.

Telephone: 0300 123 1110

Talk to Frank

If you have a problem with drugs Talk to Frank for friendly, confidential drugs advice.

Telephone: 0300 123 6600

Text: 82111

Website: www.talktofrank.com

Email: frank@talktofrank.com

Switch Dudley

Switch Dudley is part of Here4YOUth, an integrated young people’s service. Switch works with any young person using alcohol or drugs including tobacco, offering intensive individual or group support. The friendly team will agree a personalised plan to achieve the goals important to you. Their website has an online referral/booking and live chat.

Telephone: 01384 241440

Website: www.cranstoun.org/services/young-people/here4youth-dudley/

Family/carer support for drug/alcohol users - Alternat+ve

Alternat+ve work with Atlantic House, have lived experience, have run SMART/craft groups/meditation for users and carers and currently offer one-to-one telephone and UK Zoom support groups (also run in Australia and the US).

At the moment UK Zoom groups run several evenings a week (choose which evening suits) and during lunch time on Fridays.

Their website is a hive of current information, short videos, useful websites with practical hints and tips for carers. There are free downloadable resources on there too.

Call Dave or Tina for an informal chat on 07982 815783. They will contact you back if unable to answer the phone straight away.

Website: www.alternat-i-ves.org

One You Days Off - Mobile App

The One You Days Off app is a simple and easy way to track the days you drink alcohol and the days you don’t.

Download from: Google Play: One You Days Off

Download from: iTunes: One You Days Off

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a 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. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.

Telephone: 0800 9177 650

Website: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Email: help@aamail.org