Other Alcohol Websites & Local Contacts

There are some excellent websites to help you to understand your drinking behaviours and to cut down. The key advice is to:

  • Start to keep a record of how much you drink
  • Set yourself a target to reduce the amount you drink, try lower strength drinks and consider having one or two days a week alcohol free
  • Plan other things you can do instead of drinking
  • Talk it over with someone

Drink aware
Drink aware is an interactive website providing you with useful information about alcohol including facts and practical tips on cutting down your drinking.
www.drinkaware.co.uk

Down your Drink
Down your drink is an interactive self-help website aimed at helping you to assess whether you are drinking too much. It also provides you with guidance on cutting down your drinking.
www.downyourdrink.org.uk

PSSST
The PSSST campaign was launched as part of a city safe alcohol awareness project in Wirral. The aim was to increase the understanding of the impact of alcohol related harm in the city. The PSSST website, is an interactive site that provides information about alcohol as well as information about local services.
www.pssst.org.uk

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
AA is a self help group that supports abstinence from alcohol by following a 12 step recovery treatment program.
National Helpline:   Tel: 0845 769 7555
www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Al anon
Al anon is a self-help support group that supports anyone whose life is, or has been, affected by someone else’s drinking. Al anon is a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience in order to solve their common problems.
National Helpline:   Tel: 0845 769 7555
www.al-anonuk.org.uk

NHS Direct
NHS Direct is a national health line, providing health advice and information 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
National Helpline:   Tel: 0845 4647
www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk


Local alcohol treatment services

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