Addictions

  • Addaction
    Help with drugs and alcohol misuse for young people and parents.
  • Al-Anon
    Organisation for family friends of problem drinkers, offering support, info and meetings. Includes Alateen for young people aged 12 to 20, experiencing difficulties with another person who is a problem-drinker.
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
    Information and support, based on a 12-step recovery programme. Site gives details of local groups around the country.
  • Alcohol Support
    Kirklees service offering confidential support and help.
  • The Base
    A free and confidential drug and alcohol service for young people, up to the age of 21, in Kirklees.
  • Recovery
    An online counselling service for people affected by alcohol and drug abuse, and by eating disorders, including a section aimed at young people.
  • Down your drink
    Strategies for people wanting to reduce alcohol. Managed by Alcohol Concern.
  • Talk to Frank
    Information about drugs, aimed at young people. Also support and advice for those affected. Includes A to Z of drugs. Phone, email and online support all available.
  • Gamblers anonymous
    Offering info and support, including via helplines and by email, with some info aimed at young people and details of meetings.
  • Gamcare
    Online support via Netline, and a telephone helpline as well as info about gambling.
  • Gamanon
    For those affected by someone else’s gambling. Has a helpline and support meetings, listing locations in Huddersfield, Bradford and Leeds.
  • Cyber Sexual Addiction 
    US site of info and self-help for anyone affected.
  • Sex Addiction and Compulsivity
    A specialist UK charity that provides information and support on sex addiction and compulsivity to those with this problem, partners and therapists.
  • Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous (SLAA)
    SLAA is open to anyone who knows or thinks they have a problem with sex and love addiction.