Help and information on alcohol issues.
If you, or some you know is worried about alcohol issues the best place to start is by talking to a GP. A doctor will be able to carry out an assessment and offer treatment, or they can refer you to a specialist.
Many alcohol treatment services do accept self-referrals so you may be able to got to them directly without seeing your GP.
Get help locally
Local GP - for information, advice and help with alcohol issues find a GP service near you.
APAS - The Alcohol Problems Advisory Service offer support for alcohol and drug users. Call 0115 941 4747
Alcoholics Anonymous - support groups in your local area. To find your nearest AA meeting visit call 0115 941 7100.
Last Orders - delivering a range of confidential services for all levels of alcohol problems. Give them a call on 0115 970 9590, or drop in to see them at the NHS Walk-In Centre on Upper Parliament Street.
Compass- helping young people and adults to recover from drugs and alcohol. You can call them on 0800 008 7453 (freephone) or drop in to see them at
29-31 Castle Gate
Get help nationally
Drink Aware - raising awareness about alcohol, health issues, legislation and drinking
NHS Choices - for all the information and advice you need on alcohol and health issues.
Change 4 Life 'don't let drink sneak up on you' - For information and advice about reducing your alcohol consumption.
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