Not sure ifyou need help?

On this page you can read more about what you can do and where you can go if you need help. You can also read about what you can do if you have a friend or acquaintance who has an addiction.


In doubt whether you need help?

How do I know if I need help? Start by asking yourself the following questions:

Does a life without drugs sound boring?

Are the ups on drugs amazing and does it give me exactly what I have been missing?

Have things I once thought was cool become boring?

Have I arrangements, agreements, or broken promises because of my (mis)use?

Are drugs getting in the way of me reaching my goals?

You need help - now what?

If you have a bad relationship with drugs, it can be a challenge to do something about the problem. Fortunately, there are many good offers for young adults like you who want to make a new choice.

By clicking on Find treatment, you can see a list of our recommendations for places to get help.

Do you have a friend who is addicted?

It's hard to know exactly when to be concerned about a friend.

Want to help a friend?

It's hard to know exactly when to be concerned about a friend and what to do about the situation. Perhaps you have noticed that your friend has started lying or skipping school, his/her use of drugs has changed, or that your friend prioritizes drugs more than your friendship and other important things. There can be many signs that your friend needs help. The most important thing is that you continue to be curious and attentive.

Where can I get furtheradvice and guidance?

DrugRebels has a counseling team consisting of our addiction-consultant Jones Kristensen and our family counselor Sophie Rosenstand. They work with young people's challenges and with their relatives. You can be anonymous when you contact Jones and Sophie, and you will receive an answer within 2 working days. Write to them at

Fundament for fremtiden

My mission is to support you in your basic everyday routines, around a positive attitude towards yourself, towards the future and towards society; support in the processes to make new choices, find new ways and methods to acquire a foundation with greater understanding for a healthy life, a life with courage in education/work and a life with good relationships.


Headspace is, to put it shortly, someone to talk to. Nothing is too big or small. Our advice is free and non-binding, and you can remain anonymous if you wish. There is no waiting time, and everything is done on your terms. In short, you decide what to talk about. In addition, we have a duty of confidentiality, so everything you tell us stays between us. We never share your story with anyone outside of headspace. Headspace has different locations

Julius Winther Mygind

My greatest mission is to pass on all my experience and tools to the young people. In other words, I want to give young people everything that I didn’t know when I was young. Everyone - especially teenagers - deserves to have inner peace, good self-esteem and good self-confidence, so that the focus can be on creating the life you want.


You can get help from Mia if you have problems with alcohol, cannabis or other drugs. Mia meets you with curiosity and finds out together with you what it takes to create the change you want. Mia has 19 years' experience as a social worker and works every day to support children, young adults, and adults to thrive better and become free of limiting habits and patterns.

Novavi stofrådgivningen

The substance counseling service, Novavi, offers treatment courses for those at the age of 15-30 who have a harmful use of illegal drugs. You can get help to reduce or stop your use of drugs completely, as well as support to focus on how you can get started in education, work and establish a good network. You do not need to be motivated or have a desire to become drug-free when you start treatment. If you are over 18, free anonymous drug treatment is also offered.


At U-turn you can get help if you have problems with alcohol, cannabis, or other drugs, you can get help at U-turn. It's free and it can be completely anonymous. The offer is aimed at young people between the ages of 14 and 24 who live in Copenhagen Municipality, but parents can also get help and advice. Counseling is open on Monday at 12-16 and Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 12-17.

Additional help

Alarmcentralen – 112

Call 112 if you are in doubt as to whether a person needs medical help. Always let a professional assess whether your friend or your child is simply very drunk, under the influence or needs to go to hospital. It can be a matter of life and death.

Giftlinjen – tlf. 8212 1212

The Bispebjerg Hospital Poison Line is a nationwide telephone advice line where everyone can get direct advice and help in the event of poisoning. Nurses and doctors, who are specially trained in poisoning, are ready by the phones around the clock. You can call anonymously.