Drug and Alcohol Concerns

Helplines and Advice for students and Parents /Carers

Useful Organisations

ADDACTION is one of the UK’s largest specialist drug and alcohol treatment charities.  As well as adult services, they provide services specifically tailored to the needs of young people and their parents.  The Skills for Life project supports young people with drug misusing parents. 

Website: www.addaction.org.uk

FRANK is the national drugs awareness campaign aiming to raise awareness amongst young people of the risks of illegal drugs and to provide information and advice.  It also provides support to parents/carers helping to give them the skills and confidence to communicate with their children about drugs.

Tel: 0800 776600 (24 hours)   Email: frank@talktofrank.com

Website: www.talktofrank.com

DRINKAWARE.  An independent charity that promotes responsible drinking through innovative ways to challenge the national drinking culture, helping reduce alcohol misuse and minimise alcohol related harm.

Tel: 0207 3077450

Website: www.drinkaware.co.uk

SMOKEFREE.  NHS Smoking helpline.

Tel: 08001690169

Website: http://smokefree.nhs.uk

MENTOR UK is a non-government organisation with a focus on protecting the health and wellbeing of children and young people to reduce the damage that drugs can do to their lives.
Tel: 0207 7398494        Email: admin@mentoruk.org
Website: www.mentoruk.org.uk

REHAB 4 ADDICTION offers a free and confidential helpline for people suffering from substance addiction. If you live in Pontefract, contact Rehab 4 Addiction on 0800 140 4690.
Website: www.rehab4addiction.co.uk