Where to get help

Inclusion provide a range of services across the country including substance misuse services, psychological therapy services and forensic mental health services, please us our interactive service map to find if we have a service near to you.

We have compiled a list of useful links that offer useful information and guidance if you are experiencing any of the problems associated with substance misuse and/or mental health, this list is not exhaustive but it is a good place to start;

Substance Misuse

Frank www.talktofrank.com

‘Talk to Frank’ gives friendly, confidential advice on drugs. The site includes an A to Z list of substances, explains appearance and use of drugs and their effects, discusses health risks and the chances of getting hooked and UK law. It also includes information on peer pressure.

Narcotics Anonymous – www.ukna.org

Narcotics Anonymous provides information for those who think they may have a drug problem, addicts in recovery and professionals working with addicts.

Alcoholic Anonymous – alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

AA is a self help group that supports abstinence from alcohol by following a 12 step recovery treatment program.
National Helpline:   Tel: 0845 769 7555

Drugsline – www.drugsline.org

Drugsline is an independent drugs crisis, information and support charity that provides free and confidential information and support for people with drugs and alcohol related issues, their families and friends.

Drinkline – www.drinksmarter.org/drinkline

Drinkline is an advice and information line for anyone who wants more information about alcohol, local services that can help or simply to talk about drinking and alcohol issues.

Drink aware – www.drinkaware.co.uk
Drink aware is an interactive website providing you with useful information about alcohol including facts and practical tips on cutting down your drinking.

Down your Drink – www.downyourdrink.org.uk
Down your drink is an interactive self-help website aimed at helping you to assess whether you are drinking too much. It also provides you with guidance on cutting down your drinking.

PSSST – www.pssst.org.uk
The PSSST campaign was launched as part of a city safe alcohol awareness project in Wirral. The aim was to increase the understanding of the impact of alcohol related harm in the city. The PSSST website, is an interactive site that provides information about alcohol as well as information about local services.

Al anon – www.al-anonuk.org.uk
Al anon is a self-help support group that supports anyone whose life is, or has been, affected by someone else’s drinking. Al anon is a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience in order to solve their common problems.
National Helpline:   Tel: 0845 769 7555

NHS Direct – www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk
NHS Direct is a national health line, providing health advice and information 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
National Helpline:   Tel: 0845 4647

 

Mental Health

Action for Happiness – www.actionforhappiness.org

Action for Happiness provide tips on staying happy, look at their 10 tips for happy living, practical suggestions, videos, guidebooks and community.

E-mental Health – www.emental-health.com
A provider of online counselling and treatment for addiction and mental health related issues.

MIND – www.mind.org.uk
Mind is a mental health charity which provides help and support to those with mental health problems.

Rethink – www.rethink.org
Rethink give advice and information on mental illness and are the largest national voluntary sector provider of mental health services and support groups.

YoungMinds – www.youngminds.org.uk
YoungMinds is a mental health charity for children and young people, their families and carers.

Making Space for mental health guides – http://makingspace.co.uk/publications.htm
Publications from Making Space, who provide care services to assist with the wellbeing of people affected by mental ill health, dementia or learning disabilities.

Mental Health Care – www.mentalhealthcare.org.uk
This website contains information  about psychosis and was designed for family members and friends of people who have a diagnosis of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or another illness that may result in the symptoms of psychosis.

Mental Health Foundation – www.mentalhealth.org.uk 
The Mental Health Foundation is a mental health research, policy and service improvement charity and carries out research, develops practical solutions for better mental health services, campaigns to reduce stigma and discrimination and promotes better mental health for all.

Borderline Personality Disorder Resource – http://bpdresourcecenter.org/
A resource centre provided by the University Hospital of Colombia and Cornell, explaining the symptoms and treatment of those with BPD.

Living Life to The Full – www.llttf.com

Try out the Living Life to the Full website and some of their online courses to help you gain control and maintain control.