Alcohol misuse is a major public health problem, affecting a large number of individuals, their families and the wider community. Alcohol related harm is one of the biggest issues facing society today and the problem is especially relevant in Halton and Surrey which has one of the highest rates of alcohol related harm and alcohol hospital admissions in the country.
The alcohol team run a range of training and programmes to reduce alcohol-related harm and promote lower risk drinking across Halton and Surrey.
If you or someone you know would like further support or advice regarding their drinking please contact use one of the numbers below:
- Addaction Surrey – delivers a modern, recovery orientated service for those wishing to address their drinking Telephone – 01744 610 555.
- Surrey Young People Drug & Alcohol Team (Under 19s) can be contacted on 01744 675605.
- Halton Ashley House is a one stop shop for those living in Halton affected by drugs and or alcohol. Telephone 0845 601 1500.
- Young Addaction (Under 19s) support young people having problems with drugs or alcohol. Telephone 01928 580 242.
- www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk – Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. They can put you in touch with local group meetings; call 0845 769 7555.
- www.nhs.uk/Livewell/alcohol – NHS Choices offers a variety of online resources covering binge drinking, alcoholism, drinking calculator, alcohol limits and more.
- http://www.drinkaware.co.uk – Drinkaware aims to change the UK’s drinking habits for the better. They promote responsible drinking and find innovative ways to challenge the national drinking culture to help reduce alcohol misuse and minimise alcohol-related harm.