In England alone, more than half a million people are affected by alcohol addictions and need help each year. Impairing the lives of many, support and treatment must be sought if addiction is to be overcome and managed.
Providing life-saving advice and services, alcohol addiction helplines ultimately enable many individuals to turn their life around and defeat addictions.
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Alcohol Addiction Helplines In The UK
In the United Kingdom, alcohol addiction helplines remain open 24/7, seven days a week.
Below, we have shared just a few helplines that continue to support those struggling with addictions and those affected by alcohol addictions.
Providing support and guidance for alcohol addictions, Alcoholics Anonymous’ helpline can be contacted by those struggling with an alcohol addiction.
Additionally, Alcoholics Anonymous host free meetings across the United Kingdom to ensure that face-to-face help can be sought.
To contact Alcoholics Anonymous, call 0800 9177 650 or email email@example.com.
On hand to provide mental health support, Samaritans continue to offer life-saving assistance to those in need.
Whether an individual is unable to cope with a mental health disorder or has come to experience suicidal thoughts resulting from an alcohol addiction, the Samaritans helpline can be contacted 24/7, 365 days a year.
For free help, call 116 123.
Dan 24/7 provides unconditional alcohol addiction help, support and information to those who live in Wales and find themselves victim to an alcohol addiction.
If you are based in Wales, you can call 0808 808 2234 to talk to an advisor.
Understanding that addictions often take a considerable toll on the lives of family members and friends of alcoholics, Al-Anon has launched an alcohol addiction helpline for those affected by alcohol addictions.
In addition, Al-Anon hosts meetings for family members to attend to secure guidance and help.
Contact Al-Anon today by calling 0800 0086 811.
The National Association for Children of Alcoholics provides a free helpline to ensure that information, advice, and support is available for children and young adults living with a parent struggling with alcohol addiction.
To take advantage of the support available, call 0800 358 3456 today.
If you are based in Scotland and find yourself hoping to talk to someone about the impact an alcohol addiction is having on your life, the Scottish Families Affected by Drugs & Alcohol helpline can be contacted.
Open 24 hours a day, call 08080 101011 to speak to an advisor.
Addiction Advocates Helpline
At Addiction Advocates, we also have a free, confidential helpline that can be contacted irrespective of the time of day. Whether you are personally in need of support or are concerned about a loved one, we are here to help.
Not only can we provide a listening ear and support, but we can ensure that alcohol addiction treatment such as detoxification and therapies can be secured as soon as possible at a suitable rehab.
To contact our helpline, call us today on 0800 012 6088. Alternatively, chat with us online now.
Treatment For Alcohol Addictions
Contacting an alcohol addiction helpline enables many to address their addiction for the first time. However, when an alcohol addiction is impairing an individual’s life, treatment must be additionally sought. Without professional treatment, alcohol addictions are virtually impossible to overcome.
The treatments available for alcohol addictions include detoxification, rehabilitation, one-to-one therapy, group therapy, recovery support groups and relapse plans. While these treatments are widely administered to treat alcohol addictions, the treatment required is dependent on the severity of the addiction.
For example, when an alcohol addiction impacts an individual’s every waking moment and has caused physical and psychological symptoms to arise, a tailored treatment programme is necessary.
Combining a range of treatments, tailored treatment programmes cater to each person’s addiction and recovery needs. These particular treatments can be accessed via private inpatient rehab centres, such as the ones we refer our clients to.
If treatment is sought as soon as an alcohol addiction arises, outpatient treatment is often suitable. Provided by the NHS, outpatient treatment includes one-to-one therapies, such as cognitive behavioural therapy.
Unlike private rehab centres, outpatient treatment offers greater flexibility and does not require those progressing through addiction treatment to remain within a rehab facility.
Although inpatient and outpatient rehab treatments effectively treat alcohol addictions, at Addiction Advocates, we typically refer those who contact us for treatment to private inpatient rehabs. This is because private inpatient rehab is more advantageous and has greater recovery rates.
Contact Addiction Advocates Today
Should you find yourself in need of alcohol addiction treatment, please do not hesitate to contact us today. Doing so could ultimately save your life.
We can support you, regardless of the severity of your addiction, your personal circumstances, and how your addiction has come to control your life.
Likewise, if you would like to refer an individual for treatment, we can assist you.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Alcoholics Anonymous
- Dan 24/7
- National Association for Children of Alcoholics
- Scottish Families Affected by Drugs & Alcohol
-  Alcoholics Anonymous - https://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk
-  Samaritans - https://www.samaritans.org
-  Dan 24/7 - https://dan247.org.uk
-  Al-Anon - https://www.al-anonuk.org.uk
-  National Association for Children of Alcoholics - https://nacoa.org.uk
-  Scottish Families Affected by Drugs & Alcohol - https://www.sfad.org.uk
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