Freephone Advice Line
Free from mobiles & landlines
Confidential Impartial Accredited

Information & Guides : Alcohol addiction help

18 Jul 19

A hospital admission is a crisis point for someone with alcohol issues, which can trigger change, but all too often it doesn’t. New figures obtained by Port of Call indicate the scale of people being admitted to hospital more than once for alcohol related issues – implying at least some did not get the help […]

18 Jul 19

It’s a sensible move to consider how to cope while you’re on holiday when you’ve been a drinker and are now trying to remain alcohol free.  Trips away are a time when usual constraints around alcohol are thrown out of the window, even for conservative drinkers. For many, alcohol has become linked with the entire […]

02 Mar 19

Watching a loved one become controlled by alcohol can obviously be a painful experience. Offering help can be extremely difficult, especially if that person doesn’t acknowledge they have a problem or refuse to accept your assistance. If you’re feeling helpless and want to understand how to help an alcoholic then hopefully this guide will point […]

01 Feb 19

Giving up drinking alcohol for good presents a big challenge – even if your consumption is relatively moderate. We live in a society where alcohol is an accepted part of life, integral to many social circles and events. If you’ve decided to stop drinking or are interested in giving up, you may be concerned about […]

01 May 18

When trying to understand the relationship between alcoholism and mental health, defining the term ‘addiction’ is a helpful place to start. Addiction is defined as a physical and psychological dependence on a particular substance or activity. With that in mind, it is clear that addiction can be classified as a mental illness. While alcoholism does […]

13 Apr 18

If you are wondering how to stop drinking alcohol and are growing concerned for your health, help is on hand. The first step is admitting that there is a problem. So well done, you’ve started on the path to a life away from alcohol. Once you have accepted that you may need help addressing your […]

07 Jul 17

How do you know if you are showing signs of alcoholism? It is often the person with the drinking issue that is the last person to face up to this reality – often when it is too late to stop without help. Here, alcohol rehab specialists, Port of Call, detail some of the common symptoms of […]

01 Jul 16

Facing up to alcohol addiction issues can be one of the hardest situations to deal with. Alcohol forms such a key part of our social and cultural lives that it can be difficult to acknowledge and come to terms with an alcohol related addiction issue. But help is available and it doesn’t always have to […]

24 Mar 15

The path in to and out of addiction can be a lonely place indeed. That is why group and one-to-one therapy is such a central pillar of rehab. It is also why Alcoholics Anonymous advocate sponsors – fellow recovering alcoholics – to help their peers work through the 12 step programme and support them on […]

Call today for free & confidential advice on 08000029010 (International: +44 161 674 9049)

Call back request

Call back Widget - Rehabs

“I wanted somewhere caring and compassionate. Not a boot camp approach. I’m sober 6 months on”

Susan from Wolverhampton

Our Promise

  • Help with the next step in tackling your addiction.
  • Support in helping a family member or colleague with an addiction.
  • The right help at the right time based on your needs.
  • A confidential assessment by an addictions specialist.
We work with all the major insurers:
Call us now