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Tel: 020 7553 7640
Leading national organisation working with and for families affected by drugs and alcohol.
Al-Anon Family Groups UK and Eire - www.al-anonuk.org.uk
Tel: 020 7403 0888
Local groups for families and friends of people with alcohol problems, including young people affected by their parents drinking.
Alateen - www.al-anonuk.org.uk/alateen.php
Tel: 020 7407 0215
Part of the Al-Anon fellowship for young people, aged 12 to 20, who are affected by a problem drinker.
COAP - www.coap.co.uk
Children of Addicted Parents and People is an internet community for young people. The site offers information, advice, videos, blogs, discussion forums, useful links and much more.
Drinkline - www.patient.co.uk/support/Drinkline.htm
Tel: 0800 917 8282
Support to the family and friends of people who are drinking
Families Anonymous (FA) - www.famanon.org.uk
Tel: 0845 1200 660
A worldwide fellowship of relatives and friends of people involved in the abuse of mind-altering substances, or with related behavioural problems.
Families Plus - www.actiononaddiction.org.uk
Tel: 0845 126 4130
Support to families and friends of addicts, helping them understand their relationships and working through how they can help themselves and their loved ones.
Lifeline for Anyone - www.lifelineforanyone.com
Tel: 0161 832 8073 (7pm-9pm, 7 days a week)
Lifeline for anyone is a family service for parents, partners, friends or relatives. They offer a range of services to support those who are affected by the substance misuse of another adult they care about.
National Association for Children of Alcoholics - www.nacoa.org.uk
Tel: 0800 358 3456 (free; Mon to Fri, 9am to 7pm)
NACOA provides information, advice and support to children of alcoholics through its free, confidential helpline.
Parents Against Drug Abuse (PADA) - www.btinternet.com/~padahelp
Tel: 0845 702 3867
An organisation set up to support parents of drug users. A large percentage of helpline workers have experienced drug use within their own families.
Relate - www.relate.org.uk
Tel: 0300 100 1234 (Phone and on line counselling)
Helps people to work through their relationship difficulties and reach their own decisions about the best way forward.
Warwickshire Domestic Abuse Helpline - www.talk2someone.org.uk
Tel: 0800 408 1552.
Provides support for individuals who are suffering domestic abuse.