If you’re concerned about your relationship with alcohol, or someone else’s, there’s a range of resources and support available.
Alcohol Anonymous is a free support group that offers help for anyone choosing to stop drinking.
Cancer Research provides information on how alcohol affects your risk of the disease.
Carers Trust gives help to people who are affected by someone else’s drinking.
Drinkaware aims to reduce alcohol-related harm by helping people make better decisions about drinking.
DrinkDriving.org outlines all the possible consequences of drink driving and provides a blood alcohol calculator for people to get an accurate estimation of their blood alcohol content.
Drinkline is a free confidential helpline for anyone concerned about their drinking, or someone else’s. Call 0300 123 1110 (weekdays from 9am to 8pm and weekends from 11am to 4pm).
NHS provides advice on how to get help and a full list of support networks to contact.
NSPCC has information on underage drinking and offers support for children and their families.
Refuge gives specialist support to both adults and children experiencing domestic violence.
Samaritans offer support to anyone in emotional distress.
The National Organisation for FASD (formerly known as NOFAS-UK) helps people affected by Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and provides education about the risks of drinking during pregnancy.
The UK Chief Medical Officers’ Low Risk Drinking Guidelines have been created to help people make informed choices about drinking.