The helpline aims to offer confidential, accurate and consistent information and advice on sensible drinking in line with Government policy to anyone concerned about alcohol misuse, including to people with alcohol problems, their families, friends and carers callers on request. It supports the Government's policy to reduce alcohol-related harm through education, information and advice about the use and misuse of alcohol, including measures to help people to drink sensibly and to provide services to help people with alcohol problems to cut down on their drinking.

English and Welsh - 0800 917 8282 - Mon - Fri 9am - 11 pm;
Sat - Sun 6pm - 11 pm

Drinkline is provided by Healthwise working from its base in Liverpool. For information about Healthwise helplines contact Mark McLean on 0151 227 4150 or email to mmclean@healthwise.org.uk