Are you worried that you are drinking too much or that your drug use is becoming a problem?
More help and support
CAReS also works with a number of support organisations which may be useful to you. If you need help urgently however, please contact your GP, out of hours NHS24 on 111 or the emergency social work service on 0303 123 1008.
The following agencies may also help:
Alcoholics Anonymous - information if you need help with a drink problem
Al-Anon - 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. For some of our members, the wounds still run deep, even if their loved one may no longer be a part of their lives or have died.
Know the Score - information and advice on drugs for young people, parents and professionals
Addaction - can listen and help you to work out the right kind of support with your alcohol and/or drug problems. They offer 1-1 talking therapies or group work
Narcotics Anonymous - information if you think you have a drug problem, are a recovering addict or a professional working with adults
Cocaine Anonymous - 12 Step peer support groups
Families Anonymous - 12 step peer support groups for families
Healthy Reading - all Lanarkshire libraries have a Healthy Reading section with a wide range of mental health and wellbeing self-help leaflets, books, CDs, DVDs and web-based support
Elament - Lanarkshires online mental health and wellbeing information service
Cruse - if your difficulties relate predominantly to bereavement please contact Cruse
Breathing Space - can listen and help you to work out the right kind of support you need if you are feeling depressed
Samaritans - can listen and help you to work out the right kind of support you need if you are feeling depressed
- Need help with alcohol or drug problems
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