Gam-Anon offers support to those who have been affected by another person’s gambling. It is made up of men and women who have partners, relatives or close friends who have been affected by problem gambling.

Gamble Aware

Gamble Aware gives advice about responsible gambling, including staying in control of how much time and money you spend.

Gamblers Anonymous

Gamblers Anonymous offers support to problem gamblers. It is made up of men and women who have experienced gambling problems themselves. Services include meetings, chat rooms and forums.


Drinkaware is an independent UK alcohol awareness charity that provides information about the effects of alcohol on lives and lifestyles. They have education programmes, expert information and resources to help create awareness around alcohol addiction and related health issues.


Release is the national centre of expertise on drugs and drugs law. Release offer a free and confidential advice line, drugs line and a legal helpline.


An independent charity that aims to significantly reduce unnecessary suffering and death from smoking-related diseases, and aims towards a smoke-free UK future. The charity provides practical help, advice and support to all smokers who want to stop. There are a number of Quit publications and resources available.

National Drugs Helpline

The National Drugs Helpline, also known as Talk to Frank provides a website and telephone helpline offering advice, information and support to anyone concerned about drugs and solvent/volatile substance misuse, including drug misusers, their families, friends and carers. Free printed publications are available.