There are a wide range of digital tools and online resources available to provide information and support drug or alcohol recovery that can help you self-manage your drug and alcohol issues. Here you will find links and information on recommended sites and apps, handpicked by our team.
Breaking Free Online is an evidence-based digital treatment and recovery programme that allows service users to recognise and address the psychological and lifestyle issues that are driving their use of alcohol and/or drugs. It is interactive, engaging and personalised to each service user.
The Breaking Free Online programme is accessible 24/7 on any internet-enabled device, such as a PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone and is also available as a mobile app.
The programme gives a comprehensive toolkit of psychoeducation, practical resources, and evidence-based coping skills to support long-term recovery. Designed to be interactive, engaging and personalised to each service user, Breaking Free Online has voiceover on every screen to cater to different learning styles. It combines CBT with mindfulness, relapse prevention, motivational enhancement, harm reduction and other proven approaches.
Watch the video overview of Breaking Free Online.
Visit the Breaking Free website to see their research evidence.
To start making use of Breaking Free Online you will need to make an account.
- Visit breakingfreeonline.com
- Click on ‘SIGN UP’
- Use you access code to complete the required fields (see below)
Here are the access codes you will need to use, one for alcohol use and one for drug use:
- Alcohol: walnutalcohol11’
- Drug: shrublandsdrug11 or walnutdrug11
To download the app, search for ‘Breaking Free Companion’ or clik on the link below for your device:
1 in 4 of us struggle with mental health challenges, like feeling low or anxious. Based on 2 decades of clinical research and proven therapies, Silver Cloud programmes provide the tools and skills to feel better and stay better with secure immediate access to online programmes tailored to your needs.
Each Silver Cloud programme uses proven methods like cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), giving you the skills to improve your mental health and wellbeing. Programme modules are easy to use and the activities, videos and content can be worked through anytime on your computer, tablet, or phone.
Programmes that give you the skills to deal with everyday issues that affect your emotional health.
Programmes to help alleviate the symptoms of common mental health conditions.
- Money worries
Programmes that focus on the mental health aspects of living with a long term condition.
- Chronic pain
We offer two ways in which to access Silver Cloud, one is self-supported and the other is supported by a named recovery worker from our service.
Self supported programmes
Service supported programmes
If you require support to access your chosen programme please email firstname.lastname@example.org or ask your worker to make a referral for you.
Self-help addiction recovery programmes from alcoholism, drug addiction, gambling and more.
Information and support for the families of drug and alcohol users.
Narcotics Anonymous is a community of people who support each other to achieve and maintain a drug free life.
Talk to Frank
Re-Solv supports anyone in the UK whose life is affected by solvent abuse.
Cocaine Anonymous UK
Keep track of your drinking and get instant feedback and advice.
The perfect companion to AA’s 12 step programme.
Connect and chat to other people in recovery anonymously across the world.
You can also access support through a variety of local and national support groups.
If you need further support you can contact the Torbay Drug and Alcohol Service team.