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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.
Our team of experts offers life-saving treatment to individuals and support to families affected by addiction.  Our ambition is to build and strengthen communities of recovery, and provide leadership to others in the addictions field in the form of research, innovation, and professional education.
Action on Addiction is a member of the Alcohol Health Alliance, the Federation of Drug and Alcohol Practitioners and the Charities Forum.

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