Get help

If you’re concerned about your relationship with alcohol, or someone else’s, there’s a range of resources and support available.
  • Alcohol Anonymous  is a free support group that offers help for anyone choosing to stop drinking.
  • The Irish Cancer Society provides information on how alcohol affects your risk of the disease.  
  • Drinkaware aims to reduce alcohol-related harm by helping people make better decisions about drinking.
  • The HSE's Alcohol and Drugs freephone helpline is a free confidential helpline for anyone concerned about their drinking, or someone else’s. Call 1800 459 459 (weekdays from 9.30am to 5.30pm) or email
  • The HSE provides advice on how to get help and a full list of support networks to contact.
  • Womens Aid gives specialist support to both adults and children experiencing domestic violence.
  • Samaritans offer support to anyone in emotional distress.
  • The HSE low-risk weekly alcohol guidelines have been created to help people make informed choices about drinking.

Are you concerned about the effects of drinking on your body?