Alcohol Issues

UPDATED: 08.10.2018

Alcohol Concern (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 (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 (opens in a new window)
Drinkaware provide information about alcohol and drinking, including practical tips to suit all occasions.

Don’t Bottle It Up (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 (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

Al-Anon /Alateen (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)

Adfam (opens in a new window) 
Providing support for families and friends of drug and alcohol users.

Family Lives (opens in a new window)
Advice for parents concerned about teen drinking.

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 (opens in a new window)
Information on alcohol misuse, the health risks and possible treatment.

Down Your Drink (opens in a new window)
Online test to check drinking levels.

National Association for Children of Alcoholics - NACOA (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)

Growing Kids (opens in a new window)
Information for parents about the dangers of underage drinking.