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Alcohol support

You can find services in your area by searching for your local NHS service.

Drug treatment services

Visit Frank to find local drug treatment services. If you're having trouble finding the right sort of help, call the Frank drugs helpline.

Switch Bucks is an alcohol and drug service for young people in Buckinghamshire. They provide drug and alcohol support wherever you feel most comfortable – this could be at a locality hub, home, school or local café.


Local stop smoking services are free, friendly and can massively boost your chances of quitting for good.

NHS Stop Smoking Services – your GP can refer you, or you can phone your local stop smoking service to make an appointment with an adviser.

Live Well Stay Well Bucks – a free service that has helped thousands of people quit smoking.


For help with a problem gambling, visit the NHS gambling page to answer their questionnaire, see where you can get help and try out the self-help tips.

If you feel like you’re struggling from any other type of addiction, visit the NHS for more information.