A list of Help and Support organisations for alcohol-related issues

Alcohol Concern

http://www.alcoholconcern.org.uk/home (opens in a new window)

Information and help for anyone with concerns about alcohol consumption.

National Drink Helpline

Drinkline: 0300 123 1110 (lines open - Monday–Friday 9am–8pm, weekends 11am-4pm)

Drinkaware

http://www.drinkaware.co.uk (opens in a new window)

Drinkaware provide information about alcohol and drinking, including practical tips to suit all occasions.

Don’t Bottle It Up

www.dontbottleitup.org.uk www.dontbottleitup.org.uk

(opens in a new window)

A test for looking at your drinking, as well as access to online advice and details for face-to-face support locally.

Alcoholics Anonymous

http://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk (opens in a new window)

A free self-help group for alcoholics; contact AA for information about the 12-step recovery programme or go online for details of meetings.

Helpline: 0845 769 7555

Email: help@alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Al-Anon /Alateen

http://www.al-anonuk.org.uk (opens in a new window)

Al-Anon offer support information for anyone concerned about the drinking of a family member, and

teenage relatives of alcoholics can find support through Alateen.

Helpline: 020 7403 0888 (lines open 10am – 10pm)

Email: enquiries@al-anonuk.org.uk

FASD Trust

http://www.fasdtrust.co.uk/ (opens in a new window)

Support and information for anyone affected by FASD, Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, an umbrella term for several diagnoses all related to a baby being exposed to alcohol while still in the womb.

NHS Choices

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Alcohol-misuse/Pages/Introduction.aspx (opens in a new window)

Information on alcohol misuse, the health risks and possible treatment.

Down Your Drink

http://www.downyourdrink.org.uk (opens in a new window)

Online test to check drinking levels.

National Association for Children of Alcoholics - NACOA

http://www.nacoa.org.uk (opens in a new window)

NACOA offer support to children of alcohol dependent parents.

Helpline: 0800 358 3456 (lines open Monday & Friday 10am - 7pm, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 10am – 9pm, Saturday 10am – 3pm)

Email: helpline@nacoa.org.uk.

Growing Kids

http://www.growingkids.co.uk/UnderageDrinking.html (opens in a new window)

Information for parents about the dangers of underage drinking.