Using drugs or alcohol to help manage stress, anxiety and depression is a very common problem. Whilst short term they may provide some relief from everyday stressors, long term it can lead to significant problems with your health, social and occupational functioning and your emotional wellbeing.

You can find more information here about the impact of using alcohol. 

For further support, or information on how access help, please speak to one of our advisors via a call or the chat function by clicking below.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) - Provides a free support service for those wishing to abstain from alcohol. AA follows the 12-step programme and does not engage in the fields of alcoholism research, medical or psychiatric treatment, education, or advocacy in any form. The supprot is provided through group and individual work. 

South London And Maudsley (SLAM) - Provide further information regarding support around alcohol use and a self-assesment tool to monitor alcohol intake. 

 

South London and Maudsley (SLAM) - Provide information regarding support for drug use. 

South London and Maudsley (SLAM) - Provide information for family and carers supporting those with a drug problem. 

Narcotics Anonymous (N.A.) - N.A. is a free service for men and women which drugs have become a major problem. N.A. support are recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. This is a program of complete abstinence from all drugs. 

Gamblers Anonymous (G.A.) - A free service for men and women who have devleoped a gambling problem and would like support to stop. The support groups help other compulsive gamblers do the same.

Be Gamble Aware - Provide information to help people make informed decisions about their gambling. Be Gamble Aware support people to find out more about gambling and what safer gambling means, to understand and recognise the risks of gambling, and show where to go for further information, help and support.