Ring FRANK anytime and speak to a friendly adviser who's professionally trained to give you straight up, unbiased information about drugs and alcohol. It’s totally confidential – we won't ask for your name or repeat your conversation with others.
Helpline: 0800 917 8282
Offers advice and information for people worried about their own drinking, and support to the family and friends of people who are drinking.
Learn about the effects of alcohol on your life and lifestyle, so that you can make informed decisions when it comes to drinking. Learn what constitutes binge drinking, how you can tell if you are binge drinking and where you can go for help.
People drink for all sorts of reasons, mostly because in moderation alcohol helps you relax and feel more sociable. Binge drinking is all about boozing simply to get drunk. Young people’s website with a wealth of advice and information.
Free help for anyone affected by addiction with advice on both NHS & private drug & alcohol treatment options. Do you, a friend, a family member or a work colleague have an addiction problem? Are you looking for professional help and don’t know where to start? We’re glad you found us. We’re here to provide the best treatment options for a whole spectrum of addictions including alcohol and drug abuse, gambling and eating disorders. We work with a fully qualified team of addiction treatment counsellors, interventionists and healthcare professionals.
ChildLine is a counselling service for children and young people. You can contact ChildLine in these ways: You can phone on 0800 1111, send us an email, have a 1-2-1 chat with us, send a message to Ask Sam, or post messages to the ChildLine message boards. You can contact ChildLine about anything - no problem is too big or too small. If you are feeling scared or out of control or just want to talk to someone, contact ChildLine.
Confidential National helpline for young people under 25 to help them work out what they need most. Get Connected can put them in touch with places that can help - whatever the issue. We hear a lot from young people who are worried about alcohol. If you’re having a tough time with anything to do with drinking, you don’t have to cope on your own. Asking for help is a really brave and positive thing, and help exists in loads of different forms.
National agency on alcohol misuse. Working to reduce the incidence and costs of alcohol-related harm and to increase the range and quality of services available to people with alcohol-related problems, also offers help to the families and friends of those with alcohol-related problems.
Offers support to anyone parenting or helping to raise children, from newborn babies to young adults. There are free telephone and email helplines, parenting courses and information leaflets. The website offers lots of advice, real-life stories and relevant news as well as a helpful A-Z of related topics.
Adfam is the only national umbrella organisation working specifically with and for families affected by drugs and alcohol. Our final goal is that no family member in need of support should go without it. As well as providing support materials and training specifically for families and professionals we inform policy development and campaign both locally and nationally for improved family support services.