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Narcotics Anonymous

AddressUK Service Office,
202 City Road,
PostcodeEC1V 2PH
DescriptionThis organisation offers nationwide self-help groups for anyone wanting to stop using drugs. The website includes details of meetings in the local area, with over 250 a week in London. Narcotics anonymous is based on the 12 step programme developed by Alcoholics Anonymous.

The helpline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and is staffed by recovering addicts. Narcotics Anonymous and the helpline can provide information, support and advice for everyone, including those with drug addictions, their friends and family members, drug workers and the press.

Usually people make contact by telephone, but you may also turn up at a meeting or be referred by a professional.

Visit the Narcotics Anonymous website

Telephone number0300 999 1212 (24 hour helpline), 020 7251 4007 (London office)
Further informationMeetings take place at various times during the day and the evening, and some are held at lunch time. Meetings are run entirely by their own members.

- Specific special needs or gender based services:
Some NA meetings in London are held for men only, women only, parents groups, young people, gay, lesbian, and transgender. Many meetings have a specific newcomers welcome. Some daytime meetings have creche facilities.

- Wheelchair access:
Some meetings are held in wheelchair accessible buildings, check website for details.

Languages available:
- here are meetings held in Polish, Farsi, Portuguese and Italian, amongst others. Please check the website for details.
EligibilityAnyone who considers they have or may have an addiction problem. No minimum or maximum age.

Record last updated: 22 December 2016