Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs
An independent body advising the government on drugs related matters.
http://drugs.homeoffice.gov.uk/drugs-laws/acmd/

DrugScope
Centre carrying out research and policy work, as well as information provision. Their website contains a useful ‘Resources’ section.
www.drugscope.org.uk/

Alcohol Concern
Works to reduce alcohol misuse and related harm. Their website includes a services directory.
www.alcoholconcern.org.uk/servlets/home

Rehabilitation for Addicted Prisoners Trust (RAPt)
Provides support to offenders with chemical dependencies.
www.rapt.org.uk/index.php

http://drugs.homeoffice.gov.uk/drug-strategy/
Gives details of the government’s ‘drug strategy’.

Transform Drug Policy Foundation
Transform campaigns against prohibition and carries out research, policy analysis and development. www.tdpf.org.uk/

Release
Release runs national helplines and offers advocacy and advice on drugs, the law and human rights. Useful information can be found on their website, including an outline of the history of UK drugs and drug laws. www.release.org.uk/