COVID-19 – Mental Health Services & Support – Addiction

Please click on any of the links below.



Adfam supports families affected by someone else’s substance use. Here are their top tips on how families can stay well and look after their wellbeing at this challenging time.


Phone: 020 7403 0888 (10am – 10pm, 7 days a week)

Al-Anon which offers support and understanding to the families and friends of dependent drinkers.

Alcohol and Families Alliance

The Alcohol and Families Alliance is a forum for charities and organisations working to help families affected by alcohol.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Phone: 0800 917 7650 (24-hour helpline)

AA is concerned solely with the personal recovery and continued sobriety of individual alcoholics who turn to the Fellowship for help.


Phone: 0800 358 3456

Nacoa support anyone affected by their parent(s) drinking, including adults.

One Small Step

Phone: 01392 908 139

OneSmallStep offers support when and how you need it with information, advice and guidance available online, by telephone and through coaching so you can start making small changes to feel healthier today.

Health coaches, physical activity, healthy weight, stop smoking and alcohol.

NOTE: Face to face appointments have been stopped, but clinics will still be running on the phone video and online

Support for parents who use alcohol

An online resource for parents, based on Couple Coping Enhancement training.

Talk to Frank

Phone: 0300 123 6600 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
Text: 82111 (Text a question and FRANK will text you back)

Honest information about drugs and friendly, confidential advice.

Narcotics Anonymous

Phone: 0300 999 1212 (daily, 10am to midnight)

A non-profit society of men and women recovering from addiction and dependencies to drugs.

National Gambling Helpline

Phone: 0808 8020 133 (daily, 8am to midnight)

We offer free, confidential help for anyone who is worried about their or someone else’s gambling.