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Drugs & Alcohol


aims to improve the quality of life of families affected by drug and alcohol use.

is the UKs largest drug and alcohol treatment charity

Alcohol Concern
is the national agency on alcohol misuse campaigning for effective alcohol policy and improved services for people whose lives are affected by alcohol-related problems. Their website includes a directory of local alcohol services.

Transform Drug Policy Foundation
Transform's vision is a world in which the War on Drugs is over and effective and humane systems of drug regulation have been established.


The National Offender Management Service (NOMS) Drug Strategy 2008-2011 provides staff, delivery partners, service providers and other stakeholders with an overview of the role NOMS will take in addressing drug misuse and the crime it causes.

Reducing Drug Use, Reducing Reoffending: Are programmes for problem drug-using offenders in the UK supported by the evidence? is an independent review of the published evidence from leading researchers at the Institute for Criminal Policy Research (ICPR), King’s College London.

Transform have done a research guide into drug use in prison. Download here