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Addaction

Organisation name
Addaction
Description
Addaction began in 1967 as an association of parents of addicts which became the Association for the Prevention of Addiction. It is now a major service providing charity staffed by professional paid workers and volunteers and manages projects around the country. Addaction's activities include the following:
• Managing projects and services including a growing number of health authorities, social services, probation services, the prison service and police forces.
• Helping drug users, their families and friends with support in working toward drug-free lives.
• Information and support for children, parents and carers.
• Training for professionals.
• Community groups.
• Services for homeless drug users.
• Influencing policy and contributing to the debate around drugs and drug related issues.
Organising conferences and meetings.
Street address
67-69 Cowcross Street


City/Town
London
County
Greater London
Postcode
EC1M 6PU
Main Phone No
020 7251 5860
Fax
020 7251 5890
Is this a national or local organisation?
National
Is there a local support network?
Not applicable
Does the organisation provide free publications or leaflets?
Yes
Details of publications and leaflets
Addaction produce a number of publications to help you feel better-informed about drugs, alcohol and the problems they can cause.

We publish research and reports - both into our work, and into the wider subject of drug and alcohol misuse.