Topics & Themes: Alcohol
This section of the website is being developed over time to provide links relevant to specific health-related themes and topics.
N.B. THIS SECTION OF THE WEBSITE IS UNDER DEVELOPMENT. CURRENTLY, LINKS RELATING TO ALCOHOL ARE PROVIDED. HOWEVER, WE INTEND TO EXPAND THESE PAGES TO COVER OTHER TOPICAL ISSUES.
Alcohol – English Organisations
Work with individuals and families affected by alcohol and drug problems. Check their website to check if they have services near you.
Information and tools to help work out what you are drinking and the likely impact, myth busting, fact sheets, support with informed decision making.
Find local meetings taking place near to where you live, National Helpline 0845 769 7555
Breaking free online is a confidential online programme to help support people with drug and alcohol issues.
This website helps you make decision on your drinking by offering easy to follow information and resources.
Alcohol information. e.g. understanding your drinking, making a change, unit calculator.
Resources and training.
Search any topic related to alcohol or drugs for information.
General information on the Alcohol Impact scheme.
NUS reports from their pilot year and their students and alcohol paper exploring student attitudes towards alcohol consumption in higher education.
NUS – 5 reasons to do dry January.
A guide intended to help students’ unions in developing a strategy to tackle the problems associated with commercial bar crawls.
NUS responsible drinking tips.
Alcohol and drug information., the law, services, Information if you’re worried about a friend, call 0300 123 6600, 24hrs a day, 365 days a year. Live chat online 2-6pm all week. SMS 82111 text a question. Email Frank from their website.
Alcohol – Scottish Organisations
Largest provider of drug and alcohol support services in Scotland working with people with addiction issues, their families, friends and communities.
Alcohol Focus Scotland is the national charity working to reduce alcohol harm.
NHS 24 – Scotland’s national Telehealth and Telecare organisation.
NHS Health Scotland’s Alcohol Programme supports the implementation and delivery of the Scottish Government’s strategic approach to tackling alcohol misuse.
Alcohol – Welsh Organisations
Alcohol Concern Cymru
Small independent charity that is committed to reducing harm from alcohol-related problems. Working to help people understand the dangers of drinking too much and to fight for varied and effective treatment services for the people who need it.
This handbook is for University staff and Student Unions and aims to assist you in identifying and addressing alcohol issues at your institution.
The helpline will assist individuals, their families, carers, and support workers within the drug and alcohol field to access appropriate local and regional services.
Health in Wales – alcohol link.
Information, useful links, documents and guidance to assist in reducing the harm caused by alcohol, both acute and long-term.
Alcohol – International Organisations
RehabCenter.net is an organization dedicated to connecting people seeking addiction treatment to the resources they need to succeed.
Our Mission is: To heal the broken mind, body, and spirit – one person at a time – providing stability, support and solution based thinking.
Alcohol – Apps
Paid-for app that helps you track, regulate and cut down on you alcohol intake.
Free iPhone and iPad app helps you cut down on your drinking and helps you to understand your drinking behaviour better.