Link to website Alcohol Change: Dry January

Dry January is the UK's one-month booze-free challenge that helps millions reset their relationship with alcohol every year.
 
Link to website Alcohol Concern

Alcohol Concern is a small charity working in England and Wales trying to change the conversations and attitudes people have about alcohol.

Our vision is of a world where alcohol does no harm.

To achieve this we:
  • Help people through information, advice and guidance
  • Help professionals through training, projects and research
  • Help all of us through campaigning to challenge the drinking culture in our country
 
Link to website Alcohol Policy UK

Alcohol Policy UK aims to help the alcohol field stay up to date with news.
 
Link to website Alcoholics Anonymous Surrey

It is estimated that one person in 13 is dependant on alcohol in Britain - twice as many as are addicted to all other forms of drugs. Between 60-70% of men who assault their partners do so under the influence of alcohol.

AA Public Information co-operates with Community Service staff. A team of AA volunteers is available on request to give talks to staff who would like to better understand the help that AA has to offer.
 
Link to website AlcoPath: App

AlcoPath's cognitive assessment incorporates:
  • Six Item Cognitive Impairment Test (6CIT)
  • Ataxia test
  • Opthalmoplegia test
  • Associated risk factors
This assessment tool aids the diagnosis of Wernicke's encephalopathy. The BNF outlines the treatment for this condition which is straight-forward once symptoms are detected.
 
Link to website Catalyst

Catalyst works in a number of ways to alleviate the damage to and promote the health of people affected by drug and alcohol problems, and with wellbeing issues such as depression, stress and anxiety.
 
Link to website Catch 22

At the first meeting of the Philanthropic Society in 1788 - the earliest forerunner to Catch22 - it was decided that in order to help young people the organisation was "not to have surrounding walls". This philosophy of openness is still at the centre of Catch22; we believe that innovation and flexibility are essential to the modern provision of public services � and therefore to unlocking the potential of vulnerable young people and adults.
 
Link to website Cancer Research UK: Dryathlon

Take on the ultimate test of willpower going alcohol-free and taking on Dry January to raise vital funds to help beat cancer.

Not only will you be raising money for our life-saving research but you’ll also have an entirely hangover free month!
 
Link to website Drink Aware

Drinkaware is an independent charity which aims to reduce alcohol-related harm by helping people make better choices about their drinking. We will achieve this by providing impartial, evidence based information, advice and practical resources, raising awareness of alcohol and its harms and by working collaboratively with partners.
 
Link to website Drink Coach

DrinkCoach was launched in 2013 by a pioneering team from Haringey Advisory Group on Alcohol (HAGA) to help individuals track and change their drinking. The app made it easier for individuals to track the number of units and calories consumed as well as the costs of drinking, on the go and for free.
 
Link to website DVLA: Fitness to Drive

This publication summarises the national medical guidelines of fitness to drive and is available to doctors and health care professionals.

The information in the booklet is intended to assist doctors in advising their patients whether or not they should inform the DVLA of their medical condition and what the outcome of medical enquiries is likely to be.

In the interests of road safety, those who suffer from a medical condition likely to cause a sudden disabling event at the wheel or who are unable to safely control their vehicle from any other cause, should not drive.
 
Link to website i-access

i-access support people in Surrey who want help with their problematic drug use and/or are highly dependent on alcohol and want to stop drinking.

We are highly skilled and experienced at helping people affected by drug and alcohol misuse, their families and carers.
 
Link to website NICE: Alcohol-use disorders

NICE clinical guidelines advise the NHS on caring for people with specific conditions or diseases and the treatments they should receive. The information applies to people using the NHS in England and Wales.

This information explains the advice about the care and treatment of people with certain alcohol-related health problems that is set out in NICE clinical guideline 100.
 
Link to website Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

The RCOG works to improve women's health care across the world. Founded in 1929, we now have over 12,500 members worldwide and work with a range of partners both in the UK and globally to improve the standard of care delivered to women, encourage the study of obstetrics and gynaecology (O&G), and advance the science and practice of O&G.
 
Link to website Wessex AHSN: Know your Numbers

The Know Your Numbers intervention is improving the alcohol specific health literacy of healthcare staff by changing the focus of how alcohol affects health in line with other risk factors such as blood pressure, cholesterol or weight.