Alcohol support services
If you are concerned that you or someone you care about has a problem with alcohol there is lots of help available. You can find some useful links and phone numbers here.
Free online chat service for anyone who is looking for information or advice about their own, or someone else’s, drinking. Our trained advisors are on hand to give you confidential advice.
Free, confidential helpline for anyone who is concerned about their drinking, or someone else's.
Helpline: 0300 123 1110 (weekdays 9am–8pm, weekends 11am–4pm)
UK-wide treatment agency, helping individuals, families and communities to manage the effects of drug and alcohol misuse.
AA supports the recovery and continued sobriety of individuals. Meetings are available online and in person.
Helpline: 0800 917 7650
Email helpline: email@example.com
Al-Anon in the UK and Republic of Ireland offers support to families and friends affected by someone else’s drinking.
Helpline: 0800 008 6811
Information, advice and local support services for families affected by alcohol and drugs.
Information, advice and support for children of alcohol-dependent parents and anyone concerned with the welfare of a child.
Helpline: 0800 358 3456
Email helpline: firstname.lastname@example.org
Confidential non-judgmental emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress, despair or suicide.
Helpline: 116 123 (24hrs)
Email helpline: email@example.com (they try their hardest to get back to your email within 24 hours)
Information and advice about mental health and support services.