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Advice and information

Drink Test @dontbottleitup.org.uk

Test how risky your drinking is with this simple test. It takes just two minutes—and you get confidential, personalised advice about your drinking 24/7.

Drinkline

Offers confidential advice and information to people affected by their own or someone else’s drinking, including information about where to get support locally. Call 0300 123 1110 on Monday to Friday between 9am and 8pm, and at weekends between 11am and 4pm.

Drinkaware

Provides alcohol information, advice, and tips.

Change for Life

Offers unit information, and tips on how to cut down.

NHS Choices

Provides a range of information and resources to help you reduce your drinking, including an alcohol service finder.

Alcohol Concern

The national agency on alcohol misuse campaigning for effective alcohol policy and improves services for people whose lives are affected by alcohol by alcohol-related problems.

British Liver Trust

The UK's leading charity promoting education and research around liver health. Their website contains lots of useful information and advice on the causes, signs, symptoms and treatment of liver disease.

 

Support groups and helplines

HAGA, the alcohol action charity

DrinkCoach was created by HAGA, a London based charity working with people who have alcohol related issues. They also provide a face-to-face service for Haringey residents.

Al-Anon

Provides support to anyone whose life is, or has been, affected by someone else’s drinking, regardless of whether that person is still drinking or not.  Call their confidential helpline on 020 7403 0888 between 10 am and 10 pm, 365 days a year, or find your nearest meeting.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Groups for alcohol users with regular meetings across the country. Visit their website, call 0800 9177 650 or email to find out your nearest group.

Alateen

Support groups and advice for teenagers affected by their relatives, carers and friends of people with alcohol problems. Call 020 7403 0888 between 10am and 10pm 365 days a year.

Carers Direct

Information, advice and support for carers. Call 0300 123 1053, chat live online to an advisor or send an email query.

Family Lives

National family support charity providing help and support in all aspects of family life. Call 0808 800 2222.

The Samaritans

Available 24 hours a day to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress, despair or suicidal thoughts. Call free any time, from any phone on 116 123.

 

Medical support

NHS 111

Medical advice where it is not a medical emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call 111.

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