Drugs and Alcohol

Change Grow Live - Manchester

Change Grow Live are here to support you. They work with adults, young people and anyone looking to live a happier and healthier life.

Website: www.changegrowlive.org/manchester


Adfam is the national charity working to improve life for families affected by drugs or alcohol. They want anyone affected by someone else’s drug or alcohol use to have the chance to benefit from healthy relationships, be part of a loving and supportive family and enjoy mental and physical wellbeing.

Facebook: @AdfamUK

Twitter: @AdfamUK

Website: www.adfam.org.uk

Back on Track

A Manchester charity that runs a learning centre in Manchester’s Northern Quarter for people who are going through a process of recovery or rehabilitation, having been through problems with alcohol or drugs, offending, homelessness and mental health.

Website: www.backontrackmanchester.org.uk

Drinkaware Online Tools & Apps

Online trackers and apps from Drinkaware to help you avoid harm from alcohol.

Download from: www.drinkaware.co.uk


If you’re worried about your own or someone else’s drinking, you can call this free helpline, in complete confidence.

Telephone: 0300 123 1110

Talk to Frank

If you have a problem with drugs Talk to Frank for friendly, confidential drugs advice.

Telephone: 0300 123 6600

Text: 82111

Website: www.talktofrank.com

Email: frank@talktofrank.com


If you’d like some advice and support when it comes to drugs and alcohol, Mash can help. Their case workers are here to offer you support, whether you need someone to talk to, or you’d like to seek further help.

Website: www.mash.org.uk/drugs-and-alcohol


Al-Anon Family Groups UK & Eire is there for anyone whose life is or has been affected by someone else’s drinking. Whatever your relationship with the drinker, you will find other people who have similar stories to tell. Listening to the shared experiences of others may help you find the confidence you need to deal with the effects of someone else’s drinking.

Telephone: 0800 0086 811

Website: www.al-anonuk.org.uk

Drinkaware Unit and Calorie Calculator

Want to know what’s in your drinks? Easy, find out about what calories and how many units you consume.

Website: www.drinkaware.co.uk/unit-calculator

One You Days Off - Mobile App

The One You Days Off app is a simple and easy way to track the days you drink alcohol and the days you don’t.

Download from: Google Play: One You Days Off

Download from: iTunes: One You Days Off

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.

Telephone: 0800 9177 650

Website: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Email: help@aamail.org