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Addaction is one of the UK's leading mental health, drug and alcohol charities. We work with adults and young people, in community settings, in prisons, in residential rehab and through outreach. In 2017 we supported 140,000 people. 

We believe that everyone can change and we support them to do it.

Our services include Mental Health, Alcohol & drugs, Young persons, Friends & Family.

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mental health schools champions
Students in Cheshire have become ‘mental health champions’ for their schools, supporting their fellow pupils and raising awareness of emotional well being. The pioneering new programme from Addaction comes amid warnings of a national mental health crisis in schools.

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By Steve Moffatt, Public Policy Officer at Addaction Young people with ‘co-occurring conditions’ describe people who have both substance misuse problems and mental health issues. These can develop at the same time or one problem can create or exacerbate the other.