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National Substance Misuse Organisations

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ASH
www.ash.org.uk
Action on Smoking and Health (ASH-UK) supports the UK campaign for clear, effective legislation to reduce and eventually eliminate the health problems caused by smoking.

Connexions
www.connexions.gov.uk
One stop advice shop for young people aged 13-19, and for 13-25 year olds with learning disabilities. Also includes information about local Connexions offices.

Department of Health
www.dh.gov.uk
Access to the Department of Health website, which contains information on policy, publications, and news related to health issues.

Department for Education and Skills
www.dfes.gov.uk
Information on Government policy relating to education and skills.

Domestic Abuse Oxfordshire
www.amiabused.com

Hit
www.hit.org.uk
Drugs and alcohol health information, publications and training services aimed at young people and adults.

Lifebytes
www.lifebytes.gov.uk
LifeBytes gives young people aged 11 - 14 facts about health in a fun and interesting way.

National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACOA)
NACOA was founded to provide information, advice and support for children of alcohol dependent parents and people concerned for their welfare.
www.nacoa.org.uk
Free confidential helpline 0800 3583456
or email [email protected]

Oxford City Council
www.oxford.gov.uk
News and information for residents of Oxford City.

Oxfordshire County Council
www.oxfordshire.gov.uk
News and information for those living, working and visiting Oxfordshire.

Oxfordshire Primary Care Trust
www.oxfordshirepct.nhs.uk/
Health services information for local people.

Quit
www.quit.org.uk
QUIT is an independent charity whose aim is to save lives by helping smokers to stop.

Samaritans
www.samaritans.org

South Oxfordshire District Council
www.southoxon.gov.uk
Provides information for people living and working in South Oxfordshire.

Substance Misuse Management in General Practice (SMMGP)
www.smmgp.demon.co.uk
A developing network to support GPs and other primary health care team members who work with substance misuse.

TeacherNet
www.teachernet.gov.uk
Advice and information for teachers.

Vale of White Horse District Council
www.whitehorsedc.gov.uk
Vale of White Horse District Council is a local authority covering the south western part of Oxfordshire.

West Oxfordshire District Council
www.westoxon.gov.uk
This site is a guide to the Council and its work; it contains everyday information for residents.

Wired
www.wiredinitiative.com
A grass roots initiative which provides drug and alcohol misuse related information, support, education and training.

Wired for Health
www.wiredforhealth.gov.uk
Health resources for teachers, including information regarding drugs and alcohol.

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National Services for Young People

Lifebytes
www.lifebytes.gov.uk
LifeBytes gives young people aged 11 - 14 facts about health in a fun and interesting way.

FRANK
www.talktofrank.com
Free confidential drugs information and advice 24 hours a day.

Hit
www.hit.org.uk
Drugs and alcohol health information, publications and training services aimed at young people and adults.

Mind, Body and Soul
www.mindbodysoul.gov.uk
Mind, Body & Soul aims to give young people aged 14-16, the lowdown on health in a fun and interesting way.

National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACOA)
NACOA was founded to provide information, advice and support for children of alcohol dependent parents and people concerned for their welfare.
www.nacoa.org.uk
Free confidential helpline 0800 3583456
or email [email protected]

TheSite.org
www.thesite.org
Information for young people, relevant and concerning what happens to you.

Truth About Booze
www.thetruthaboutbooze.co.uk
Part of Drink Aware aimed at under 18s providing information on units, effects and discussion forums.

Wrecked
www.wrecked.co.uk
Alcohol information, specifically aimed at young people.

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National Services for Adults

Department of Health
www.dh.gov.uk
Access to the Department of Health website, which contains information on policy, publications, and news related to health issues.

Department for Education and Skills
www.dfes.gov.uk
Information on Government policy relating to education and skills.

Drinkanddrugs.net
www.drinkanddrugs.net
This information is for substance misuse specialists and those in the wider health, social care and criminal justice fields who deal with drug and alcohol issues in the course of their work.

DR-Ugged
www.dr-ugged.co.uk
The Drug Rape Trust is the only charity dedicated to tackling drug assisted sexual assault. The website offers advice on preventing drug assisted sexual assault and what to do if you are assaulted.

DrugScope
www.drugscope.org.uk
The UK's leading independent centre of expertise on drugs.

FDAP (Federation of Drug and Alcohol Professionals)
www.fdap.org.uk
Support and information for workers in the field (and on the periphery) of drug and alcohol misuse

Hit
www.hit.org.uk
Drugs and alcohol health information, publications and training services aimed at young people and adults.

Methadone Alliance
www.m-alliance.org.uk
Support for people who receive prescribed drugs for the treatment of their drug dependency.

Mind, Body and Soul
www.mindbodysoul.gov.uk
Mind, Body & Soul aims to give young peopleaged 14-16, the lowdown on health in a fun and interesting way.

Narcotics Anonymous
www.ukna.org
Information about Narcotics Anonymous meetings, materials, publications and events.

National Treatment Agency (NTA)
www.nta.nhs.uk
Aims to increase the availability, capacity and effectiveness of treatment for drug misuse in England.

Quit
www.quit.org.uk
QUIT is an independent charity whose aim is to save lives by helping smokers to stop.

Release
www.release.org.uk
Range of services dedicated to meeting the health, welfare and legal needs of drug users and those who live and work with them.

Tackling Drugs
www.drugs.gov.uk
The government's site, providing information direct from the Home Office about current and future work being done nationally.

Wired
www.wiredinitiative.com
Health resources for teachers, including information regarding drugs and alcohol.

Wired for Health
www.wiredforhealth.gov.uk
Health resources for teachers, including information regarding drugs and alcohol.

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National Organisations for Families & Carers

Parents Against Drug Abuse (PADA)
Telephone: 0845 7023867
For parents and families of drug users to get information and to offer support from people in the same situation.

Adfam
www.adfam.org.uk
Adfam's vision is a United Kingdom where every family member facing problems with drugs or alcohol will have access to a range of specialised services.

Clouds
www.clouds.org.uk
Clouds is a registered charity working both with substance misusers and their families. Families Plus is devoted to family members and others who want help in understanding and coming to terms with the effects of living with the substance misuse of others.

DrugScope
www.drugscope.org.uk
The UK's leading independent centre of expertise on drugs.

FRANK
www.talktofrank.com
Free confidential drugs information and advice 24 hours a day.

National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACOA)
NACOA was founded to provide information, advice and support for children of alcohol dependent parents and people concerned for their welfare.
www.nacoa.org.uk
Free confidential helpline 0800 3583456
or email [email protected]

Parents Centre
www.parentscentre.gov.uk
Advice and information for Parents.

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National Alcohol Services

Al-Anon
www.al-anonuk.org.uk
Telephone: 020 7403 0888
Support for the families and friends of alcoholics.

Alcoholics Anonymous
www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk
0845 769 7555
This website provides links to websites maintained by Alcoholics Anonymous in the UK.

Alcohol Concern
www.alcoholconcern.org.uk
Alcohol Concern works to reduce alcohol related harm, and to increase the range and quality of services available to people with alcohol related problems.

Clouds
www.clouds.org.uk
Clouds is a registered charity working both with substance misusers and their families. Families Plus is devoted to family members and others who want help in understanding and coming to terms with the effects of living with the substance misuse of others.

Drinkanddrugs.net
www.drinkanddrugs.net
This information is for substance misuse specialists and those in the wider health, social care and criminal justice fields who deal with drug and alcohol issues in the course of their work.

Drink Aware
www.drinkaware.co.uk
Covers a wide range of information on responsible drinking from the general effects of alcohol to brief overview of laws relating to alcohol.

Drink Aware Trust
www.drinkawaretrust.co.uk
Drink Aware Trust is an independent body with the objective of positively changing public behaviour and national drinking culture to help reduce alcohol misuse and minimise alcohol-related harm through campaigning and education.

FDAP (Federation of Drug and Alcohol Professionals)
www.fdap.org.uk
Support and information for workers in the field (and on the periphery) of drug and alcohol misuse.

HubCAPP
www.hubcapp.org.uk
The Hub of Commissioned Alcohol Projects and Policies (HubCAPP) is an online resource of local alcohol initiatives throughout England. Alcohol Concern operate the site which is funded by Department of Health so is particularly focused on health-related initiatives and those projects that aim to reduce the harm caused by alcohol misuse.

Institute of Alcohol Studies
www.ias.org.uk
Organisation sponsored by the United Kingdom Temperance Alliance. Provides a range of fact sheets about the use of alcohol and a wide collection of alcohol studies from the UK and international sources.

Know Your Limits
www.knowyourlimits.gov.uk
Provides information on how to stay safe and drink sensibly.

National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACOA)
NACOA was founded to provide information, advice and support for children of alcohol dependent parents and people concerned for their welfare.
www.nacoa.org.uk
Free confidential helpline 0800 3583456
or email [email protected]

Portman Group
www.portman-group.org.uk
Website set up by the UK's leading drinks producers in 1989, aimed at encouraging a promoting responsible drinking and responsible marketing in the alcohol industry. Good source of information and free educational materials can be ordered online.

Truth About Booze
www.thetruthaboutbooze.co.uk
Part of Drink Aware aimed at under 18s providing information on units, effects and discussion forums.

Wired
www.wiredinitiative.com
A grass roots initiative which provides drug and alcohol misuse related information, support, education and training.

Wired for Health
www.wiredforhealth.gov.uk
Health resources for teachers, including information regarding drugs and alcohol.

Wrecked
www.wrecked.co.uk
Alcohol information, specifically aimed at young people.

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National Substance Misuse Organisations

Adfam
www.adfam.org.uk
Adfam's vision is a United Kingdom where every family member facing problems with drugs or alcohol will have access to a range of specialised services.

Al-Anon
www.al-anonuk.org.uk
Telephone: 020 7403 0888
Support for the families and friends of alcoholics.

Alcoholics Anonymous
www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk
0845 769 7555
This website provides links to websites maintained by Alcoholics Anonymous in the UK.

Alcohol Concern
www.alcoholconcern.org.uk
Alcohol Concern works to reduce alcohol related harm, and to increase the range and quality of services available to people with alcohol related problems.

ASH
www.ash.org.uk
Action on Smoking and Health (ASH-UK) supports the UK campaign for clear, effective legislation to reduce and eventually eliminate the health problems caused by smoking.

Clouds
www.clouds.org.uk
Clouds is a registered charity working both with substance misusers and their families. Families Plus is devoted to family members and others who want help in understanding and coming to terms with the effects of living with the substance misuse of others.

Connexions
www.connexions.gov.uk
One stop advice shop for young people aged 13-19, and for 13-25 year olds with learning disabilities. Also includes information about local Connexions offices.

D-2k
www.d-2k.co.uk
Interactive drugs information site.

Daily Dose
www.dailydose.net
Provides links to news and reports concerning drug and alcohol use and misuse.

Department of Health
www.dh.gov.uk
Access to the Department of Health website, which contains information on policy, publications, and news related to health issues.

Department for Education and Skills
www.dfes.gov.uk
Information on Government policy relating to education and skills.

Drinkanddrugs.net
www.drinkanddrugs.net
This information is for substance misuse specialists and those in the wider health, social care and criminal justice fields who deal with drug and alcohol issues in the course of their work.

DR-Ugged
www.dr-ugged.co.uk
The Drug Rape Trust is the only charity dedicated to tackling drug assisted sexual assault. The website offers advice on preventing drug assisted sexual assault and what to do if you are assaulted.

DrugScope
www.drugscope.org.uk
The UK's leading independent centre of expertise on drugs.

FDAP (Federation of Drug and Alcohol Professionals)
www.fdap.org.uk
Support and information for workers in the field (and on the periphery) of drug and alcohol misuse

FRANK
www.talktofrank.com
Free confidential drugs information and advice 24 hours a day.

Hit
www.hit.org.uk
Drugs and alcohol health information, publications and training services aimed at young people and adults.

Lifebytes
www.lifebytes.gov.uk
LifeBytes gives young people aged 11 - 14 facts about health in a fun and interesting way.

Methadone Alliance
www.m-alliance.org.uk
Support for people who receive prescribed drugs for the treatment of their drug dependency.

Mind, Body and Soul
www.mindbodysoul.gov.uk
Mind, Body & Soul aims to give young peopleaged 14-16, the lowdown on health in a fun and interesting way.

Narcotics Anonymous
www.ukna.org
Information about Narcotics Anonymous meetings, materials, publications and events.

National Treatment Agency (NTA)
www.nta.nhs.uk
Aims to increase the availability, capacity and effectiveness of treatment for drug misuse in England.

Parents Centre
www.parentscentre.gov.uk
Advice and information for Parents.

Portman Group
www.portman-group.org.uk
Website set up by the UK's leading drinks producers in 1989, aimed at encouraging a promoting responsible drinking and responsible marketing in the alcohol industry. Good source of information and free educational materials can be ordered online.

Quit
www.quit.org.uk
QUIT is an independent charity whose aim is to save lives by helping smokers to stop.

Release
www.release.org.uk
Range of services dedicated to meeting the health, welfare and legal needs of drug users and those who live and work with them.

Substance Misuse Management in General Practice (SMMGP)
www.smmgp.demon.co.uk
A developing network to support GPs and other primary health care team members who work with substance misuse.

Tackling Drugs
www.drugs.gov.uk
The government's site, providing information direct from the Home Office about current and future work being done nationally. Visit the Campaign section and register as a site member and free FRANK resources can be downloaded or ordered and delivered to you.

TeacherNet
www.teachernet.gov.uk
Advice and information for teachers.

TheSite.org
www.thesite.org
Information for young people, relevant and concerning what happens to you.

Wired
www.wiredinitiative.com
A grass roots initiative which provides drug and alcohol misuse related information, support, education and training.

Wired for Health
www.wiredforhealth.gov.uk
Health resources for teachers, including information regarding drugs and alcohol.

Wrecked
www.wrecked.co.uk
Alcohol information, specifically aimed at young people.


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