Drugs and Alcohol
Reach Drug and Alcohol Services, the new community alcohol and drugs service for Dorset, is now live and offering support.
Reach is a partnership between EDP Drug & Alcohol Services (EDP), Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership Trust (AWP) and Essential Drug and Alcohol Services (EDAS). They have three hubs (Christchurch, Gillingham and Weymouth), and a number of satellite services, across the county where you can get support.
Telephone: 0800 043 4656
Drinkaware Online Tools & Apps
Online trackers and apps from Drinkaware to help you avoid harm from alcohol.
Download from: www.drinkaware.co.uk
One You Days Off - Mobile App
The One You Days Off app is a simple and easy way to track the days you drink alcohol and the days you don’t.
Download from: Google Play: One You Days Off
Download from: iTunes: One You Days Off
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.
Telephone: 0800 9177650
EDAS stands for Essential Drugs and Alcohol Services. They provide support to adults and young people affected by alcohol, illicit substances and over the counter or prescribed medication misuse across Dorset.
Telephone: 01202 733322
Live Well Dorset
If you need help cutting back your alcohol consumption and you live in Dorset, their team of advisors and coaches can help.
Telephone: 0800 8401628
If you’re worried about your own or someone else’s drinking, you can call this free helpline, in complete confidence.
Telephone: 0300 1231110