Release – Drugs and Drug Law

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Release is the national centre of expertise on drugs and drugs law. The organisation is an independent and registered charity.  Through their services the team provides free non-judgmental, specialist advice and information to the public and professionals on issues related to drug use (drugs and alcohol) and to drug laws.
Services include a telephone helpline, help and advice, counselling, legal outreach and drug expert witness for court cases.  Also provides publications and campaigns on drug issues.
Local services include a legal surgery in Lambeth at a drug treatment service at Lorraine House, Brighton Terrace, but you need to be a user of this service to get access.

Contact Details

Helpline 020 7324 2989

Email: and can email from website.


5th Floor, Ferguson House, 124-128 City Road, Islington, London EC1V 2NJ

Other Info

Opening times:
Helpline: Mon - Fri 11am - 1pm, 2pm - 4pm. Can leave message 24hrs and call will be returned.

Other information:
Registered charity 801118.

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