Drugs and Alcohol

Merton Council

Useful contacts for help and advice with drugs and alcohol.

Website: www2.merton.gov.uk


Established in 1990, we are a charity providing drug and alcohol treatment and recovery services in London, the South East and East of England.

Website: www.wdp.org.uk

Drinkaware Online Tools & Apps

Online trackers and apps from Drinkaware to help you avoid harm from alcohol.

Download from: www.drinkaware.co.uk

One You Days Off - Mobile App

The One You Days Off app is a simple and easy way to track the days you drink alcohol and the days you don’t.

Download from: Google Play: One You Days Off

Download from: iTunes: One You Days Off


If you’re worried about your own or someone else’s drinking, you can call this free helpline, in complete confidence.

Telephone: 0300 123 1110

Talk to Frank

If you have a problem with drugs Talk to Frank for friendly, confidential drugs advice.

Telephone: 0300 123 6600

Text: 82111

Website: www.talktofrank.com

Email: frank@talktofrank.com

South West London Recovery Cafés

Are you struggling with your mental health and finding it difficult to cope?

Come along to one of our Recovery Cafés in Tooting and Wimbledon for a safe and supportive space. There’s no need for an appointment, just turn up and you’ll be met by a listening ear, and benefit from companionship and from engaging in therapeutic support.

Website: www.suttonccg.nhs.uk

Blenheim CDP

Leading substance misuse charity working across London to reduce the harm by drug misuse to individuals and the public.

Telephone: 020 7582 2200

Facebook: @blenheimcdp

Twitter: @BlenheimCDP

Website: www.blenheimcdp.org.uk

One You Merton

One You Merton and the Alcohol Health Network have created a new website to support you in understanding more about alcohol and its effects.

Take the new Drink Checker test to see how much you drink and get tips and advice on setting your drinking goals to reduce your units.

Telephone support: 020 8973 3545

Website: www.oneyoumerton.org/drinking

Email: oneyou.merton@nhs.net

The Mix

Non-judgemental facts and advice aimed at the under-25s about drugs, legal highs and their side effects.

Freephone: 0808 808 4994

Website: www.themix.org.uk

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.

Telephone: 0800 917 7650

Website: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Email: help@aamail.org