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Drinking too much? Need advice?

Islington Drug and Alcohol Service for Young People offers free, confidential advice and support at T: 020 7527 5099 or at Pulse T: 020 7527 1300.

Islington Drug and Alcohol Helpline T: 0808 800 0019 is open 24 hours, seven days a week and can help you or someone you care about.

There are other confidential advice lines such as

  • Drinkline, a national advice line for people with alcohol problems and their families and friends T: 0300 123 1110
  • Al-Anon also supports young people affected by a problem drinker T: 0800 0086 811.

The NHS Choices website has information on the risks of drinking too much and an online 'drinking' self-assessment questionnaire to help you check how much you are drinking.

Or check out these other websites with information on drinking, and help for children and families affected by a problem drinker.

  • Drink Aware facts and advice on the effects of drinking too much
  • The Mix advice, information and support on sex and relationships, drink and drugs, health, wellbeing and fitness
  • NACOA (National Association for Children of Alcoholics) help and support
  • Al-Anon also supports teenage relatives and friends of alcoholics
  • Rehab 4 Addiction is a free drug and alcohol addiction helpline