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Directory of Services


Below are services that we regularly use and refer to, however every region/area of the UK will have its own collection of substance misuse services.  If you require information on these, consider contacting either FRANK or the ADLT.

Change Grow Live (CGL)

Community Substance Misuse Service across Nottinghamshire.  They encourage self- referrals via telephone or alternatively, a referral can be made via their website.
T: 01158 960798
W: www.changegrowlive.org.uk

Derbyshire Recovery Partnership

Comparable service to CGL for individuals living in Derbyshire (excluding Derby City) who are concerned about their drug and alcohol use. They encourage self-referral but will accept referral from other agencies in certain instances.
T: 0845 3084010

Early Help Unit

Support service for children (under the age of 18) who are experiencing problems with alcohol and drugs.  Referral can either be via self- referral or via an EHAF (Early Help Assessment Form).
T: 01158 041248
W: early.help@nottscc.gov.uk

Alcoholics Anonymous 

One of many self-help groups that are available.  They offer numerous, regular group meetings aimed at supporting people towards lifelong abstinence from alcohol.  
T: 0800 9177 650 
W: http://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk/

Federation of Drug and Alcohol Professionals (FDAP)

The professional body for the substance misuse field, helping to improve the services that exist.  Website includes a directory of independent practitioners.
T: 0207 2373399
W: http://www.fdap.org.uk/index.php

Hettys 

Support for adult relatives and carers of substance misusers living in Nottinghamshire. 
T: 0800 0850941 
W: http://www.hettys.co.uk/

Spoda

A Derbyshire Service to support grandparents and kin carers caring or concerned for a child due to parental drug use
T: 033 3323 450
W: http://www.spoda.org.uk/

What About Me? 

Support for children (aged 5-17years) living in Nottinghamshire, who are affected by someone else's substance misuse 
T: 0115 9691300 Ext 16499
W: http://www.wamnotts.co.uk/

Drinkline 

National service for information and support about your own drinking or that of family and friends. 
T: 0800 917 8282 (but will be changing to 0300 123 1110)

Talk to Frank 

National support service for advice / support relating to drugs 
T: 0300 123 6600  
W: http://www.talktofrank.com/