Release provides a free confidential and non-judgemental national information and advice service in relation to drugs and drug laws. Our Drug & Legal teams who operate and respond to your queries are highly knowledgeable lawyers and drug professionals which are on-hand to help and advise you. We don’t use guides or frequently asked question menus, as each question or query will depend upon a unique set of facts and circumstances, so don’t be embarrassed to ask a question.
Help & advice is offered upon a number of circumstances and/or concerns, and below we have presented a few examples. If you are unsure whether you have a drugs or legal inquiry don’t worry our teams work in collaboration, so you can be assured you will always receive a response to your query.
- drug information
- effects of drugs
- harm reduction
- matters involving drug dependency
- types of treatment including maintenance prescribing and abstinence.
- travelling with prescribed controlled drugs
- drug testing in the workplace
- impact of (past) criminal convictions and cautions
- charges involving possession of drugs
- charges involving intention to supply drugs
- cannabis cultivation offences
There are three ways you can contact us for help & advice.
By telephone – 020 7324 2989
The telephone help & advice line is open from 11am—1pm & 2pm—4pm Monday to Friday. A message service is available 24 hours and we will return your call within one business day.
By email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Emailed help & advice messages will be answered as soon as possible including weekends.
Please complete the help & advice form below and don’t forget to enter your contact details. Messages will be answered as soon as possible including weekends.
Remember - we are here to help NOT to judge.