If you are concerned about your misuse of alcohol, drugs or any substance, you should discuss the issue with your doctor. There are also many professional organisations that can provide help and support.
We have collected together contact information and external website links where you can find out more information and get support. For general information and contacts about alcohol and drugs, see the alcohol, drugs and substance misuse page. For details and links to help and support organisations, see the alcohol - advice and support or the drugs - advice and support pages.
Related information from NHS Choices
Drinking and alcohol
You can get information on drinking and alcohol as well as advice and support from the Drinking and alcoholpage from NHS Choices. You can also find information about social drinking; the risks of binge drinking; tips on cutting down; tracking your drinking; a real life drinks diary; alcohol support; and caring for an alcoholic.
The risks of drinking too much
Most people who have alcohol-related health problems aren't alcoholics. They're simply people who have regularly drunk more than the recommended levels for some years. For more information about the risks of drinking too much, see The risks of drinking too muchpage from NHS Choices.
You can get information on drugs and substance misuse as well as advice and support from the Drugspage from NHS Choices. You can also find information about getting help; the effects of drugs; legal highs; and talking about drugs with your child.
The effects of drugs
Find out about the most commonly used illegal drugs in England and Wales and the effects they can have on your health using The effects of drugs pagefrom NHS Choices.
If you have an addiction, you're not alone. An estimated two million people in the UK are fighting an addiction. The Addictionpage from NHS Choices provides information on the different types of addiction and how you can access help and support.
Find and choose services
Use the Find and choose servicessearch tool from NHS Choices to find your local GP or doctor; accident and emergency unit; minor injury unit; hospital; dentist; pharmacist (chemist); optician; carers support organisation; and more.