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Self Help Groups

  • Battle Against Tranquillisers

    BAT is a non-profit-making organisation working to lessen the harm caused by benzodiazepine and similar tranquillisers and sleeping pills. It has the following aims: • To help those who are addicted to benzodiazepines (and similar) and who wish to withdraw from them, to do so as comfortably as...
  • BCNC - Benzodiazepines Co-operation Not Compensation

    The aims of the group are: • To achieve a situation where no medical practitioner supplies a new patient with benzodiazepines or "Z" drugs (tranquilliser or sleeping pill), for a longer period of time than the two to four weeks as recommended by the Committee on the Safety of Medicines. This...
  • Benzo.org.uk

    The benzo.org.uk site has been set up to provide support and information on benzodiazepine addiction, withdrawal and recovery. It is run by someone who has gone through withdrawal from diazepam who felt there was a need for advice, help and information about the withdrawal syndrome. The aim is that...
  • British Doctors and Dentists Group

    The British Doctors and Dentists Group have local groups in most regions of the UK and a group in Eire. These self-help groups offer support and advice to doctors recovering from alcohol or drug dependency
  • Broadreach House

    Broadreach House is a charity based on the outskirts of Plymouth. Clients, from anywhere in the UK, are treated both on a private and state-funded basis (Health and Local Authorities). The charity operates the following five facilities. Broadreach, first stage treatment of alcohol and drug...
  • Broadway Lodge

    Broadway Lodge is a non-profit making organisation and registered charity, which operates treatment and counselling services for alcohol, drug dependency, eating disorders and codependency. In addition, individually tailored detoxification programmes are offered. Medical and counsellor assessments...
  • Burton Addiction Centre

    The Burton Addiction Centre specialises in the rehabilitation of individuals experiencing chemical dependency. They offer a safe, structured and supportive environment using a holistic approach to rehabilitation, where clients can work towards gaining a more satisfying and healthful lifestyle...
  • Caraline

    Provides a confidential counselling and support service for sufferers of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and compulsive eating. Peer support groups, individual counselling and a national telephone help-line are offered.
  • Castle Craig Hospital

    Castle Craig Hospital is a healthcare facility which treats alcoholism and other addictions as a physical, mental and spiritual disease. It is the object of treatment that patients should enjoy a good recovery and enhanced quality of life which we believe will be greatly assisted by an abstinent...
  • CITA - Council for Information on Tranquillisers and Antidepressants

    CITA was founded in 1987 to help patients and their families to cope with addiction to benzodiazapines and withdrawal from these drugs. CITA is also a resource to draw on for information generally about addiction to prescribed drugs and anxiety management and lobbies for recognition of this...