FLAG (For Local Advice and Guidance)
Address: 39 Chestergate, Stockport SK1 1LZ
Phone: 0161 474 1042
Website: http://www.stockportflag.org.uk , http://www.mycaremychoice.org.uk
Office Hours: Monday to Friday 9.30am-4.30pm
Phone Hours: Monday to Friday 9.30am-4.30pm
Comment: Confidential accurate and local advice around all adult health and social care services in Stockport. Also an independent and accessible assisted signposting service.
Address: UK Service Office, 202 City Road, London EC1V 2PH
Phone: 0845 373 3366
Fax: 020 7251 4006
Phone Hours: Helpline open 24 hours, 7 days a week.
Comment: ecovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. Membership is open to anyone irrespective of age, sex, religion, race, creed or class and the only requirement for membership is a desire to stop using drugs. Phone or check website for details of local meetings.
Address: 101-103 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LW
Phone: 0161 839 2054 Adult Client & Community Detox Services
Fax: 0161 834 5953
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9.00am – 6.00pm, Saturday 10.00am – 4.00pm
Comment: Information, advice and support to drug-users, friends, relatives & families. Lifeline aims to minimise the harm that young people may come to whilst they are experimenting with drugs or using them recreationally.
Drinkline – National Alcohol Helpline
Address: PO Box 4000, Glasgow, G3 8XX
Phone: 0800 917 8282
Minicom: 0800 027 4114
Office Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week
Comment: Confidential helpline for callers worried about their own drinking. Support to the family and friends of people who are drinking.Information, self-help materials and advice on where to go for help
Wah Sum Helpline – Chinese Mental Health Association
Phone: 0845 122 8660 (Local rate)
Fax: 020 7739 6577
Office Hours: Monday to Friday 4.00pm – 6.00pm
Comment: Referral: GP, social worker, CPN, psychiatrist, etc A national mental health helpline to serve the Chinese community in the UK.Wah Sum Helpline is a confidential service which offers information and advice, advocacy, care for carers, free counselling, housing advice, user social group, befriending, health promotion and trainee counsellor placement programme.