Help with alcohol problems

Many people enjoy drinking alcohol, but for some it can cause problems for their health and wellbeing.

You can get information from:

Get treatment

If you’re worried that you’re drinking too much, or if your drinking is affecting your health or wellbeing you can:

  • ask your GP (doctor) for advice. If you aren’t registered with a GP you can find and register with a GP.
  • speak to your social worker or any other healthcare worker, they can refer you for an assessment and treatment if necessary.
  • refer yourself to Turning Point who provide free treatment in Leicestershire.

If you’re pregnant

Drinking alcohol can harm the health and development of your baby - speak to your midwife or refer yourself to Leicester and Leicestershire Turning Point for specialist pregnancy support.

NHS Choices – Drinking alcohol while pregnant also has some useful information.