Help and Advice

A range of info and advice concerning your health and well-being including sexual and mental health and safety.

If you think that you or a friend has a problem with alcohol it is important to talk to somebody about it.

Alcoholics Anonymous provides information, advice and support to help people recover from alcoholism. There is a confidential helpline which is open 24 hours a day on 0845 769 7555.

Addaction aim to help transform the lives of people affected by alcohol and drug problems. They provide information and advice to help individuals and communities manage the effects of drug and alcohol misuse. You can call them on 020 7251 5860 or email

If you have any concerns about alcohol or drug related problems you can call Nightline and use their listening service on: 0113 3801381, or use 0113 3801380 for their information service.

You can also call The National Alcohol Helpline on: 0800 917 8282 if you need help or advice about your drinking or if you are worried about a friend.

The Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust have produced an excellent self-help booklet about alcohol.

Talk to Frank has a confidential freephone service that offers support and when necessary, referrals, to anyone concerned about drugs, alcohol or any addiction. It is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can contact them on 0800 77 66 00, or visit the  Talk to Frank website

Support from the University

For more information and support, you may find it useful to consult the University of Leeds information booklet


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