Alcohol support services for LGBTQ+

If you're looking for alcohol support services with a better understanding of LGBTQ+ needs there are different types of support available, from peer support to referral services.

If you’re a member of the LGBTQ+ community and think you need help with your drinking, you might find it helpful to get peer support from a community you feel safer and more at home with.

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Alcohol support services across the UK are available for anyone to access. There are also some organisations that offer free and confidential peer-led support for specific groups, if you prefer that type of help.

LGBTQ+ peer support services will often have a deeper understanding of your community and can offer more tailored and sensitive advice.

Regardless of the type of alcohol support you’re after, it’s important to know that there is a variety of help available that might meet your needs more closely.

Antidote

Run by the LGBTQ+ community, Antidote offer an online alcohol and drug drop-in clinic via Zoom. They also operate a helpline and offer peer support and  advice. 

Galop

Galop provides the LGBTQ+ community with alcohol peer support, as well as drugs and domestic abuse support, legal advice, and counselling services.

Gay & Sober meeting finder

LGBTQ+ sober meetings around the UK are regularly featured on this site for anyone with alcohol-related problems seeking a safe way to connect as a community.

KinderStrongerBetter

This is a non-judgemental alcohol peer support service based in Glasgow with a real emphasis on community and peer support. It’s also a helpful resource for LGBTQ+ services around Scotland.

LGBT foundation

The LGBT foundation offer a range of national services from advice on alcohol recovery to peer support groups and operate a helpline.

LGBTHero

This national health and wellbeing platform provides alcohol information, advice, and various types of alcohol-related peer support for LGBTQ+ including one-to-one and group sessions.

Drinkaware do not endorse the organisations on this list. The content on this website is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. It is intended for informational purposes only for those seeking alcohol-related peer support.

 

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