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We are Action on Addiction. We take action to disarm addiction

Addiction is the biggest preventable killer in the UK.

It destroys lives, breaks up families, harms communities and has a damaging impact on society as a whole. In some way it affects us all.

We think it is important to take a dynamic and integrated approach to improving our understanding of addiction and our responses to it.

We are the only charity working across the addiction field in research, prevention, treatment, professional education, support for families and children and campaigns.

We are working hard to realise our vision of people free from addiction and its effects.

The Duchess of Cambridge attended Gala Dinner
Action on Addiction's Patron attended its Autumn Gala Dinner Read more

The Duchess of Cambridge to attend Action on Addiction's Event
The Charity's Autumn Gala Evening Dinner Read more

The Brink wins Merseyside Business Awards 2014
Award for Social Change or Intervention Read more

Addiction to prescription or over-the-counter painkillers
Action on Addiction joins in shaping a response to needs of those addicted to... Read more

Addicts' Symphony
Kirby Gregory reflects on the making of last night's Addicts' Symphon... Read more

Addiction can be fatal
We won't give up on anyone - lasting recovery is possible. Read more

HRH The Duchess of Cambridge attends Autumn Gala Dinner
Action on Addiction's Patron attended last night's gala dinner Read more

Saving party goers from themselves
Article from the Independent website Read more

40 year olds most likely to be hospitalised after abusing drink or drugs
Article from the Daily Mail website Read more

Action on Addiction is a company limited by guarantee registered in England | Company Number 05947481 Registered Charity Number 1117988
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