Our purpose is to relieve poverty, sickness and distress among those persons affected by addiction to drugs of any kind, and to educate the public on matters relating to drug misuse.
The Substance Misuse Strategic Team vision is that all service users in Leicestershire and Rutland have fair and equitable access to drug and alcohol treatment services which meet their needs, encourage recovery and social re-integration and are able to reduce the harms caused by substance misuse to the individuals, those affected by their misuse and the wider community.
Addaction is the UK's largest drug and alcohol treatment charity
Provides information, support and understanding to those who are affected by depression. Also campaigns to raise awareness amongst the general public about the realities of depression. Co-ordinates a national network of self-help groups so that people can share experiences and coping strategies with others in similar situations. An information pack is available upon request. Also runs a pen friend scheme to put people in touch is others who will understand.
- 0845 123 2320
DrugScope is the UK's leading independent centre of expertise on drugs
Leicester Action For Mental Health
- 0116 255 6286
News about mental health issues, offering a broad range of information about services, activities, and support across Leicester Shire
Mind Map works to help young people understand mental health. We want everyone to realise that mental illness isn't something to be scared or ashamed
Leicestershire Community Projects Trust
A Voluntary Sector Organisation committed to serving the community and minimising the harm that misuse of drugs and alcohol can do.
Open Door Young People’s Counselling Service
- 0116 253 7999
VSA or 'sniffing' is the deliberate inhalation of the chemicals found in everyday products such as deodorant, hairspray and cigarette lighter refills. Re-Solv's purpose is to end volatile substance abuse, particularly among children and young people.
Talk To Frank
24 hours a day, 365 days a year, FRANK is around to give you FREE info on drugs.
The Samaritans is available 24 hours a day to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide.
- 08457 90 90 90
Touching Minds is a pro-recovery website dedicated to providing a vital connection between sufferers of mood disorders, anxiety and depression.
YoungMinds is the national charity committed to improving the mental health of all children and young people.