You may need help with alcohol misuse if:
- you often feel the need to have a drink
- you think your drinking is causing you problems
A good place to start is with your GP. Try to be accurate and honest about how much you drink and any problems it may be causing you. If you are worried and would like to speak to your doctor about your alcohol consumption, please call the surgery on 01308 861800 and we can make you an appointment with a Doctor.
Alcohol misuse support services:
Targeted Youth Support - South Somerset
Contact Telephone Number: 01458 440 820
TYS deliver tier 2 drug and alcohol interventions for young people in Yeovil & South Somerset.
They offer a young person:
• brief interventions to identify and make changes in use and find alternatives
• harm reduction advice
• referral to treatment services
• relapse prevention
Contact telephone number: 0300 123 1110
Drinkline is the national alcohol helpline. If you're worried about your own or someone else's drinking, you can call this free helpline in complete confidence. Call (weekdays 9am to 8pm, weekends 11am to 4pm).
Contact telephone number: 020 3907 8480
Provides general information about alcohol, and can help put you in touch with your nearest alcohol advice centre.
Contact telephone number: 0300 1236600
If you are worried about your alcohol use, you can call FRANK for friendly, confidential advice.
You find a list of Nationwide alcohol support services on the Drinkaware website.