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Alcohol

National Helplines and Websites

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): AA is concerned with the personal recovery and continued sobriety of individual alcoholics.
National Helpline: 0845 769 7555 (calls charged at local rate)
Website:  Alcoholics Anonymous

Al-Anon Family Groups UK: Support for people affected by someone else's drinking.

National Helpline: 020 7403 0888 (10am-10pm)

Website: Al-Anon UK 

Drink Aware: This is an app that provides facts and advice on whether you need to cut down on your drinking and includes a unit calculator and drinks diary.
Website: www.drinkaware.co.uk/

Drinkwise –Age Well: This national website is aimed at older people who have developed long term drinking habits.
Website: www.drinkwiseagewell.org.uk

 

Groups and Services in Fife

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): AA is concerned with the personal recovery and continued sobriety of individual alcoholics.  A number of groups are held across Fife. 
Fife website: AA Fife   
Local 24-hour Helpline: 0131-225 2727

Fife Alcohol Support Service (FASS): FASS provides a free, Fife-wide, community based, confidential, one-to-one alcohol counselling service for individuals and family and friends affected by alcohol problems. Anyone can refer to this service. There is a referral form available on the website for download
Tel:  01592 206200
Email:  enquires@fife-alcohol-support.org.uk
Website: FASS

Fife Intensive Rehabilitation & Substance Misuse Team (FIRST): FIRST provides a Fife-wide rehabilitation service to clients with substance misuse problems via one-to-one, group and volunteer support.  FIRST now offer triage drop-in clinics across Fife where clients can speak to a Worker and refer themselves to appropriate services. There is no longer a need to refer via a Referral Form, you can simply attend and be seen that day. See website for details. Clinics are held in: Glenrothes, Levenmouth, Kirkcaldy, Dunfermline and Lochgelly
Tel:  01592 585960
Fax:  01592 585965
Website: FIRST 
Email:  enquiries@firstforfife.co.uk

Al-Anon Family Groups UK: Provides support for people affected by other people's drinking. There are meetings in locations across Fife.  See website for details of times and venue.

Website: Al-Anon UK

External resources

Self-help documents

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