Further Sources of Information
For more information on drinking guidelines you will find plenty of good advice via:
Alcohol Education Trust – parent area
NHS live well – A website and information campaign for consumers on responsible drinking coordinated by The Department of Health and the NHS.
Youth-friendly websites offering advice on alcohol
Regarding dependency and alcohol problems, the following sites could help:
Action on Addiction brings help, hope and freedom to those living with addiction and those living with people who suffer problems of addiction.
ADFAM provides information and advice for families of alcohol and drug users. The website has a list of local family support services.
Tel: 0207 553 7640 adfam.org.uk
Alateen is part of the Al-Anon fellowship and has been developed for young people, aged 12 to 20, who are affected by a problem drinker.
Tel: 0207 403 0888
Drinkline – If you’re worried about your own or someone else’s drinking, you can call this free helpline, in complete confidence. They can put you in touch with your local alcohol advice centre for help and advice.
Tel: 0300 123 1110 (weekdays 9am – 8pm, weekends 11am – 4pm).
We Are With You provides treatment, help and advice about alcohol and drugs for young people and adults. It manages more than 120 services in 80 locations in England and Scotland.