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.

Training for professionals

If you work in a setting that requires you to be up to date with alcohol awareness, then this training is for you.

Basic Alcohol Awareness 

Thursday 31 August (1:30pm - 3pm) 

Tuesday 21 November (10am - 11:30am) 

Advanced Alcohol Awareness 

Thursday 26 October (1pm - 4:30pm)