Alcohol Issues

UPDATED: 04.06.2020

Alcohol Change UK
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
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 provide information about alcohol and drinking, including practical tips to suit all occasions.

Drink Spiking
Information from Drinkaware on the crime of drink spiking, how to prevent it and what to do if someone’s drink has been spiked.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous
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

Al-Anon /Alateen
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: 0800 0086 811 (lines open 10am – 10pm)

Providing support for families and friends of drug and alcohol users.

Family Lives
Advice for parents concerned about teen drinking.

Which Rehab
Information and support to help you access the best possible advice and treatment for any kind of addiction or substance abuse.

National Organisation for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome UK - NOFAS-UK
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
Information on alcohol misuse, the health risks and possible treatment.

Alcohol Poisoning
NHS information on recognising the serious condition of alcohol poisoning.

Down Your Drink
Online test to check drinking levels.

National Association for Children of Alcoholics - NACOA
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)

Growing Kids
Information for parents about the dangers of underage drinking.