Alcohol Use

For Men

Drinking between 3 and 4 units a day or less, indicates no significant risk to health (1 unit = approximately a pint of beer, 1 measure of spirit, or 1 glass of wine). Regularly drinking 4 our more units of alcohol a day indicates an increased risk to health.

For Women

Drinking between 2 and 3 units a day or less, indicates no significant risk to health. Regularly drinking over 3 units a day signifies an increased risk to health.

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National Resources

Alcohol Concern

Waterbridge House

32-36 Loman Street

London

SE1 0EE

Tel: 020 7928 7377

Website: http://www.alcoholconcern.org.uk

Youth Access
1a Taylors Yard

No. 67 Alderbrook Road

London

SW12 8AD

Tel: 020 8772 9900

Alateen

(10am-10pm daily)

Confidential helpline for young people (Aged 12-20) who are affected by someone else's drinking.

Tel: 020 7403 0888

External Online Web Resources

 

NetDoctor ~ Facts about alcohol use

MedicDirect ~ facts about alcopop drinks

Local Resources

Dashline

They offer help and advice on drug and alcohol related problems,
plus a confidential Needle & Syringe Exchange Scheme

31 St. John's Lane

Halifax

HX1 2QQ

Tel: 01422 361111

Call in Mon-Fri 1.00-5.00pm or by Appointment

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Todmorden Health Centre

Rose Street

Todmorden

OL14 5AT

Tel: 01706 815717

Every Tuesday 4-6pm

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Brighouse Health Centre

Lawson Road

Brighouse

HD6 1NY

Tel: 01484 712515

Every Wednesday 3.30-5pm

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