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Addiction is the biggest preventable killer in the UK

Action on Addiction brings help, hope and freedom to those living with addiction and those living with people who suffer problems of addiction.
We are the UK’s only charity working across the addiction field in treatment, professional education to honours degree level, support for families and children, research, and campaigns.
We are also the UK’s only specialist addiction treatment provider to achieve accreditation from the Healthcare Accreditation & Quality Unit (HAQU) of CHKS (Caspie Healthcare Knowledge Systems).
Action on Addiction is a member of the Alcohol Health Alliance, the Federation of Drug and Alcohol Professionals and the Charities Forum.

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