Support Groups in Copenhagen

English-speaking support groups and meetings for AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) following the 12 Steps programme, drug aid, cancer support meetings, AIDS and more. See this page for contact information...

Below is information on support groups in Copenhagen.

Danish Red Cross

The Danish Red Cross (Røde Kors) helps people experiencing loneliness, poverty or domestic violence in Denmark. Programs include home visits, social events, meals, and summer camps for children. The Red Cross in Denmark also helps asylum seekers integrate into Danish society.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous (Anonyme Alkoholikere - AA) is a non-denominational fellowship of people using a 12-step programme to stop drinking alcohol. English-language meetings are available.

  • Alcoholics Anonymous Denmark - General Service Office
    At: Thorsgade 59, 3 TV, Copenhagen NDK 2200
    Tel: 35 81 85 31
  • Alcoholics Anonymous Hotline
    Tel: 70 10 12 24, from 08:00-24:00
    email (replies sent within 24 hours)
  • To find English-language AA meetings in Denmark: Click here

Drug Abuse

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is a non-profit fellowship of men and women who wish to stop using drugs. English-language meetings are regularly scheduled in the Copenhagen area. Meeting schedules can be found at the NA website.

The Center for Misbrugsbehandling is a government-sponsored drug abuse (stofbehandling) and alcohol abuse (alkoholbehandling) treatment centre. Treatment, for Copenhagen residents only, focuses on cognitive, social and holistic therapy. There are treatment centres located throughout Copenhagen.

AIDS/HIV Support

Hiv-Danmark is an umbrella organisation that works to promote the interests and protect the rights of people in Denmark who have HIV. The organisation is made up of individuals, associations and support groups. It is open to family members, partners, friends and anyone else affected by HIV.

  • Hiv-Danmark
    : Skindergade 44, 2nd floor, Copenhagen K 1159
    Tel: 33 32 58 68

STOP AIDS is a non-governmental organisation that works to prevent the transmission of HIV within the gay community. The organisation offers help obtaining HIV testing, free condoms and assistance with receiving emergency treatment that may reduce the risk of infection in the event of unprotected sex.

    : Amagertorv 33, Copenhagen K 1160
    Tel: 33 11 29 11

Cancer Support

The Kraeftens Bekaempelse (Danish Cancer Society) works to prevent cancer, increase the survival rate for those diagnosed with cancer and improve the quality of life for those living with cancer. English-language information is available via the society website.

Eating Disorders

Landsforeningen mod spiseforstyrrelser og selvskade (National Association Against Eating Disorders and Self-Harm - LMS) is an organisation that provides information to people with eating disorders and who engage in self-harming. The organisation also works to educate effected family members, teachers and doctors. Anonymous phone support is available Monday to Thursday from 18:00-20:00, however English-language service is not guaranteed.

  • LMS
    : Dronningens Tværgade 46, stuen, Copenhagen K 1302
    Tel: 70 10 18 18

Victims of Crime

Offerrådgivninger (Victim Support Denmark) provides advice for victims of or eyewitness to crime, whether the crime has been reported or not. Information on standard procedures, court proceedings and insurance claims is available and a companion can be made available to accompany crime victims and eyewitnesses in court. Telephone support is available 24-hours a day. English-language phone support is available.

Sexual Abuse

The Thora Center provides support for victims of sexual abuse in Denmark.

  • Thora Center
    : Borgergade 38, Copenhagen 1300 K
    Tel: 33 32 86 50
    Fax: 33 32 86 20