Help and Support when Giving Up Alcohol

If you think you need additional help or support at any time during your challenge, remember that help is all around you. You DO NOT have to do this alone and there is absolutely NO SHAME in seeking help.


"You don't need to do this alone..."


Help and Support when Giving Up Alcohol
Help and Support when Giving Up The Booze

Help & Support Services in Guernsey


There are several support groups right here in Guernsey including:






In-dependence (formerly Drug Concern)


A Guernsey based charity offering help, advice and support for anyone that thinks they have a problem with alcohol. Not all problem drinkers are alcoholics and In-dependence are able to help with support on cutting down your drinking. They also have a great online Self Screening Tool.

Website: www.independence.gg

Tel: 01481 729000

Email: info@independence.gg



Guernsey Alcohol Advisory Services (GAAS)


GAAS provide a friendly, relaxed environment where anyone can call in for a chat. Dave is very friendly and has 28 years experience helping people with addictions. If all you need is a friendly reassuring voice, give them a ring.

Website: www.gaas.org.gg

Tel: 01481 723255

Email: gaas@gaas.org.gg



Action for Children Guernsey


A confidential service providing help and support for young people aged 16-25 and their families. A friendly team providing support through the ups and downs of life in a safe, constructive and non-judgemental way.

Website: www.actionforchildren.org.uk

Tel: 01481 700218

Email: guernsey@actionforchildren.org.uk



Alcoholics Anonymous


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. With over 14 meetings every week, AA is a thriving community here in Guernsey.

Website: www.aaguernsey.info

Tel: 01481 713480

Email: aa_guernsey@cwgsy.net



Your Doctor - Speak to your own GP.


Other Help & Support Online Resources


Alcohol Change UK also offer lots of useful information as well as a help and support page.


NHS UK - There's some really useful info and links to help and support groups on the NHS website.


Rethink The Drink - There are also lots of useful resources on our own blog right here at Rethink the Drink.

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