Painkiller Addict – From Wreckage To Redemption

Cathryn Kemp

How to get help

Cocaine Anonymous
UK
Website: www.cauk.org.uk
Tel: 0800 612 0225
Email: helpline@cauk.org.uk

Worldwide
Website: www.ca.org
Tel: 310 559 5833
Email: cawso@ca.org

Sex and Love Addiction Anonymous
UK
Website: www.slaauk.org
Tel: 07951 815 087
Email: contact@slaauk.org

Worldwide
Website: www.slaafws.org

Gamblers Anonymous
UK
Website: www.gamblersanonymous.org.uk
Tel: 020 7384 3040
Email: young.private@gamblersanonymous.org.uk

Worldwide
Website: www.gamblersanonymous.org
Tel: (626) 960 3500
Email: isomain@gamblesanonymous.org

Talk To Frank
Email and telephone support for young people, parents and carers concerned about drugs. Calls are free from landlines and won’t show up on the telephone bill.

Website: www.talktofrank.com
Helpline: 0800 77 66 00
Email: frank@talktofrank.com

Release
A national helpline offering advice in relation to drugs and the law.

Website: www.release.org.uk
Helpline: 0845 4500 215
Email: ask@release.org.uk

Council for Involuntary Tranquilliser Addiction
A national helpline, support and information for people who have become addicted to prescription tranquillisers.

Website: www.citawithdrawl.org.uk
Helpline: 0151 932 0102
Email: cita@citap.org.uk

Addaction
Information and advice to help individuals and communities manage the effects of drug and alcohol misuse.

Website: www.addaction.org.uk
Tel: 0207 251 5860
Email: info@addaction.org.uk

DrinkLine
Free, national service providing counselling, support, advice and information

Tel: 0800 917 8282

Smokers Quitline
Tel: 0800 002 200

Smoke Free
NHS website providing advice on how to quit smoking

Website: www.smokefree.nhs.uk
Helpline: 0800 022 4 332

GamCare
Provides information and counselling services to gamblers and their families.

Website: www.gamcare.org.uk
Helpline: 0845 600 0133
Email: info@gamcare.org.uk

MIND
Provides support for anyone with a mental health problem.

Website: www.mind.org.uk
Tel: 0300 123 3393
Email: info@mind.org.uk

SANE
Provides emotional support, practical help and information to anybody affected by mental illness.

Website: www.sane.org.uk
Tel: 020 7375 1002
Email: info@sane.org.uk

There is also help for families of addicts and alcoholics:

Families Anonymous
A self-help group based on the twelve-step programme for families of drug abusers.

Website: www.famanon.org.uk
Helpline: 0845 1200 660
Email: office@famanon.org.uk

AL-ANON Family Groups
Support for families and friends of alcoholics.

UK and Eire
Website:  www.al-anonuk.org.uk
Helpline: 0207 7403 0888
Email: enquiries@al-anon.org .uk

Worldwide
Website: www.al-anon.alateen.org
Tel: (757) 563 1600
Email: wso@al-anon.org

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