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Drug, alcohol and gambling support : useful links

Alcohol Change UK

Website provides information and advice on alcohol and alcohol-related issues, as well as a directory of local residential and community organisations that can help you. Contact them on 0203 907 8480 or email

Beat the Odds

Beat the Odds is a project providing support to people in Wales with a gambling problem. Support includes self-help tools and face to face counselling.

Dan 24/7

Point of contact for anyone in Wales wanting further information or help relating to drugs and or alcohol. The website links to the free, bilingual, Wales Drug and Alcohol Helpline on 0808 808 2234 – open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can also text DAN to: 81066 for advice and information for local services.


Confidential help and advice on all aspects of alcohol, including where to get help and support. For more information call 0300 123 1110.


The ‘getting help’ section of this drug information website has a searchable database of services for people with drug dependency issues, including support services. You can also call Frank on the free 24-hour helpline 0300 123 6600, email, text 82111 or live chat for confidential help and advice.


Gambling Support Service

A free, confidential service based at Newport Citizens Advice. Call 01633 222622 or email Also on Facebook and Twitter @SupportGambling

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This page was last updated on: April 19, 2021

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