Community Support

There are fantastic resources in local communities, ranging from professional treatment services to informal support from people with lived experience. Here are some links for how to find support in your local area.

There are so many community services it is not possible for us to list all of them. Your first port of call should be to contact your G.P. or local healthcare provider or search using one of the directories below.

Treatment Directories



Online database of drug and alcohol agencies offering free support in Wales. Search here.


NI drugs services

Online directory for drug and alcohol services in Northern Ireland. Search here.




Talk to Frank

NHS Talk to Frank provides details of local and national services that provide counselling and treatment in England. Search here


sdf logoOnline directory to help people access contact information and details for over 200 agencies in Scotland who can help with drug treatment and care. Search here.



Directories for other resources

Directory of support services for families of people affected by drugs and alcohol. Search here.



domestic violence logo

A list of resources and agencies some of who offer local support for people suffering domestic violence. Search here




good grief logo


A UK map of local services offering bereavement support. Search here.





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Needle Exchange Finder. Find where to pick up free equipment and naloxone in England. Search here

Treatment Providers

Here are some of the organisations that provide community treatment services that are free at the point of access.



Provider of drug and alcohol services across the North West. Find out more here




change grow live logo 

National charity providing local services across the county. Search for a service near you.




EDP Drug & Alcohol Services (EDP) support individuals in the South West across Devon and Dorset, in the community and within prisons. Find out more.


Provide community services in East Kent and Hull as well as multiple prison locations. Find out more

humankind logo


National charity providing free confidential support for alcohol, drugs, housing or mental health. Find a service




National charity providing treatment and support services for people with drug and alcohol problems in a number of regions across the UK. Find out more.


social interest group

Providing bespoke person centred social and health care solutions in various locations across London and the South East. Find a service.



Turning Point addiction treatment


National charity delivering integrated care in communities, specialising in substance misuse, mental health. Find a service.



wdp logo

Providing services in London and Cheshire to support and empower people to make positive life changes. Find a service.


with you logo


National charity providing support for in a variety of locations. Find a service

Peer Support

Local support provided by people with lived experience.


BOB logo

London Peer led charity providing support for people with drug and alcohol problems in various locations across London. Find out more


Birmingham based Changes UK has been helping people find a life of hope and purpose through recovery for over a decade. Find out more


Leicester based peer-led charity offering help and support. Find out more

Offering help and support across Lancashire and the North West. Find out more