Where can I get support?


Name: Gloucestershire Drug and Alcohol Treatment and Recovery Services
Website: https://gloucestershiredrugandalcoholservices.org.uk/
Contact options: Email: Gloucestershire.Info@cgl.org.uk or call 01452 223014

What do they do?: Gloucestershire CGL offers a pathway to recovery for adults challenged by the use of drugs or alcohol. We provide a range of intensive community based support, treatment and rehabilitation services that are designed to meet individual needs. The service is free and confidential and available to anyone 18 or over who lives, or is registered with a GP, in Gloucestershire


Name: Alcoholics Anonymous
Website: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk
Contact options: Call 0800 9177 650 or email help@aamail.org

What do they do?: A national charity providing information and leaflets on the effects of alcohol misuse. Group-based recovery programme, based on the 12 step approach - involves peer support and mentoring. Also gives support to families and children coping with an alcoholic family member. The service is free and confidential. They have a helpline and have a range of local groups across Gloucestershire.


Name: The Nelson Trust
Website: www.nelsontrust.com
Contact options: office@nelsontrust.com 01453 885633

What do they do?: Provides drug and alcohol abstinence-based treatment for people in Gloucestershire. Services include residential treatment, resettlement, family support, women's services, day programme, aftercare. The residential programme is based in Stroud in Gloucestershire.


Name: Al-Anon
Website: www.al-anonuk.org.uk
Contact options: enquiries@al-anonuk.org.uk or call 0800 0086 811

What do they do?: Al-Anon Family Groups UK & Eire is there for anyone whose life is or has been affected by someone else's drinking.  Local Gloucestershire groups are held in Moreton In Marsh, Cirencester, Gloucester and Cheltenham.


Name: Families Anonymous
Website: www.famanon.org.uk
Contact options: office@famanon.org.uk or call 0207 4984 680

What do they do?: Families Anonymous is a world-wide fellowship of family members and friends affected by another’s abuse of mind-altering substances, or related behavioural problems. Gloucestershire groups in Bourton On The Water, Stonehouse, Cheltenham


Name: Narcotics Anonymous
Website: https://ukna.org/
Contact options: Call 0300 999 1212

What do they do?:  N.A. is a non-profit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. We are recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. This is a program of complete abstinence from all drugs. There is only ONE requirement for membership, the desire to stop using. Gloucestershire groups in Nailsworth, Gloucester, Cheltenham and Stroud.


Name: Frank
Website: www.talktofrank.com
Contact options: 0300 123 66 00 Text service – 82111 Open 24 hours a day.

What do they do?: A national service providing information and leaflets on all types of drugs use including effects and long-term consequences. They signpost to local services and send out info packs, as well as offering support. This is a confidential service that may benefit you if you are using illegal substances for their psychological issues/ problems.


Name: GAM Care
Website: www.gamcare.org.uk
Contact options: 0808 8020133

What do they do?: A national charity providing online information and telephone helpline. They will also arrange face-to-face counselling if appropriate. Available if you have an addiction or issue with gambling. They also offer support to family members.