Support and advice to cut down or stop

1. WDP -  Drug and Alcohol Service

If you'd like professional advice about your drinking, you can contact WDP

Address; 7-8 Langdale Parade, Mitcham CR4 2YS

Tel: 0300 303 4610


2. Try our 30 Day Drink Less Programme 

The Merton 30 Day Drink Less Programme sends you an email a day for 30 days with tips and tricks to help you make changes to your drinking and it’s FREE to Merton residents and workers! The programme is based on evidence-based counselling and wellbeing techniques to help you cut down and feel healthier.

3. Use our tips and tricks to cut down

Learn the secrets of cutting down with our tips and tricks - and follow our Go Slow plan for a hangover free night out.  

4. Get support from a self-help group 

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a free self-help group. Its "12-step" programme involves getting sober with the help of regular support groups.

Smart Recovery UK is also a network of free self-help groups. It believes change comes about through motivation, behavior change and self-learning.

Al-Anon Family Groups offer support and understanding to the families and friends of problem drinkers, whether they're still drinking or not.



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5. Get advice from Drinkline 

This is the national Telephone Helpline for anyone concerned about their drinking - Tel. 0300 123 1110 - with information and help to callers worried about their own drinking, as well as advice and support to family and friends   

6. Further help online

Down Your Drink

Specialist website aimed at heavy drinkers with web-based counselling - Down Your Drink has been designed by doctors at University College London


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