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Self Help UK

Self Help Groups

  • Re-Solv

    Re-Solv (the Society for the Prevention of Solvent & Volatile Substance Abuse) was established as an independent charity in 1984 and is solely concerned with all aspects of volatile substance abuse prevention. Currently at least one person dies every week inhaling volatile chemicals contained...
  • Scottish Council on Alcohol

    Network of local councils on alcohol. Promotes safe and sensible levels on drinking.

    SHARP is an out-patient treatment programme for drug and alcohol dependency operating in Greater London, Liverpool and Bournemouth. To participate, clients must be at least 24 hours substance free. Features of the programme are as follows. • Structured day programme 12-step abstinence based over...
  • Sick Doctors' Trust

    The Trust aims to provide early intervention and treatment for doctors suffering from addiction to alcohol or other drugs, thus protecting patients while offering hope, recovery and rehabilitation to affected colleagues and their families
  • Smokeline

    Smokeline is provided by the Essentia Group on behalf of the Health Education Board for Scotland and offers initial and ongoing support and encouragement to callers wishing to stop smoking or who have recently stopped and want to stay stopped.
  • Solvent Abuse Resource Group

    This group provides free & confidential help, information and guidance to users, families, friends - in fact anyone who is interested or concerned about the issue of solvent and other substance use and misuse by young people.
  • St James Priory Project

    The St James Priory Project is based in Bristol city centre and offers comprehensive support and treatment to people with a history of homelessness who have a substance dependency. The service is specifically targeted at Bristol people but can accept individuals from throughout the UK. The Project...
  • StreetScene

    StreetScene is a registered charity offering a residential treatment programme comprising a three-stage abstinence model, which includes a biopsychosocial approach to the treatment of addictive behaviours including drug and alcohol dependence. This involves both motivational techniques and...

    A range of high quality materials and resources, especially useful for teachers. Highly recommended!
  • Talking About Cannabis

    Talking About Cannabis is a support and information-sharing website for everyone whose lives have been affected by cannabis abuse. Aims: To provide, and stimulate debate on, cannabis prevention education and treatment, using sound scientific and medical evidence, with special emphasis on 'skunk'...