Alcohol Issues

UPDATED: 08.10.2018

Alcohol Concern 
http://www.alcoholconcern.org.uk (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)

Wales Drug and Alcohol Helpline 
http://www.dan247.org.uk/ (opens in a new window)
Support information for alcohol and drugs issues, this is for anyone based in Wales.
Helpline: 0808 808 22 34 (lines open 24 hours)
Text: Dan to 81066

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
https://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: 0800 9177 650
Email: help@aamail.org

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

Adfam
http://www.adfam.org.uk/ (opens in a new window) 
Providing support for families and friends of drug and alcohol users.
Email: admin@adfam.org.uk

Family Lives
http://www.familylives.org.uk/advice/teenagers/drugs-alcohol/underage-drinking/ (opens in a new window)
Advice for parents concerned about teen drinking.

National Organisation for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome UK - NOFAS-UK
http://www.nofas-uk.org/
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 Choice
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, Saturday - 12-7pm, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 12–9pm)
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.