Provides useful information about what to look for in a counsellor, a description of the different counselling techniques and models and what the counselling process should encompass.
Drinkline - National Alcohol Helpline
Helpline: 0800 917 8282 Monday - Friday, 9am - 11pm , Weekends 6pm - 11pm
Offers help to callers worried about their own drinking and support to the family and friends of people who are drinking. Advice to callers on where to go for help.
Helpline: 0845 769 7555 Web: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk
There are over 3000 meetings held in the UK each week with over 40,000 members. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.
Al-Anon Family Groups
Tel: 020 7403 0888 Web: www.al-anonuk.org.uk
Offers support for families and friends of alcoholics whether the drinker is still drinking or not.
National Association for Children of Alcoholics
Helpline: 0800 358 3456 Web: www.nacoa.org.uk
Services include information, advice and support to children of alcoholics through its free helpline, and training to professionals who come into contact with children of alcoholics.
Dry Out Now
Helpline: 01227 813000 Every day Monday - Sunday 9am - 9pm Web: www.dryoutnow.com
Free expert advice on a comprehensive range of alcohol treatments.
Know Your Units campaign
From the NHS
Aims to tell drinkers how many units are in their drinks and help them stick to their limits.
Department of Health
Their alcohol misuse page
Includes information on the National Alcohol Strategy, and Policy and advice on sensible drinking and the prevention of alcohol misuse.
David Goodlad - Counselling in Canterbury Kent
With over 20 years of experience David Goodlad provides a wide range of counselling in and around Kent
David Nott - Addiction Counselling in Hampshire
Also with over 20 years of experience David Nott provides counselling services in the Hampshire area.