Drugs & Alcohol Advice

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.

Email: help@aamail.org

Telephone: 0800 917 7650

Find a Local Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting

Talk to Frank

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

Email: frank@talktofrank.com

Telephone: 0300 123 6600

Text: 82111

Website: www.talktofrank.com


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


Addaction is the largest specialist charity of its kind in the UK that works closely with young people, adults and families in overcoming the problems associated with drug and alcohol misuse. Their eight hundred-strong team’s services are both free and confidential and they pride themselves in providing close, empathetic support for people of all ages.

Find out more

ARC Milton Keynes

ARC helps people break a cycle of addiction to substances such as heroin, cocaine, and new psychoactive substance as well as long term alcohol or gambling addictions.

Website: www.cnwl.nhs.uk/services

Telephone: 01908 250730

Email: cnwl.arc-mk@nhs.net

NHS Drink Free Days: Mobile App

The NHS Drink Free Days app is a simple and easy way to track the days you drink alcohol and the days you don’t.

Download from: play.google.com

Download from: itunes.apple.com

Drinkaware Online Tools & Apps

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

Download from: www.drinkaware.co.uk

Drug & Alcohol Family Support (DAFS)

DAFS is a support group for families affected by drugs and alcohol run by the parents and partners of people with addiction issues.

Facebook: @MKFamilysupportgroup

Telephone: 07598 346 244 or 07874 849 659 (Lynn or Val)

Website: www.communityled.org.uk

Email: dafsmk@mail.com

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Milton Keynes Young People’s Drug and Alcohol Service

Worried about drugs and/or alcohol? Need to talk to someone?

They offer support, information and guidance to anyone aged 18 or under, who:

  • is or has been affected by someone else`s drug or alcohol use
  • would like to speak to someone for support to reduce or stop their own drug or alcohol use
  • would like to gain more knowledge on the effects of drugs and alcohol

They can arrange to meet at a place/time that is best for you, or just speak over the phone, whatever you are most comfortable with.

Call them for a chat to find out how they can support you:

Telephone: 075573173170755731868407557317331

Website: www.milton-keynes.gov.uk


Al-Anon Family Groups provide support to anyone whose life is, or has been, affected by someone else’s drinking, regardless of whether that person is still drinking or not. Find out more

Narcotics Anonymous

We are Narcotics Anonymous in the United Kingdom & Channel Islands. If you have a problem with drugs, we are recovering drug addicts who can help you get and stay clean.

Talk to someone who has been there.

Telephone : 0300 999 1212 (10am - midnight)

Website : https://ukna.org/

Further information

For more information about the benefits of drinking less, top tips and more visit NHS Choices – Drinking and Alcohol
Alternatively, for more information on getting help with drug misuse visit NHS Choices – Drug addiction: getting help