Are you worried about how much alcohol you drink?

If you think you might be drinking too much, you can check here:

Looking to cut down or stop drinking alcohol?

If you are looking for support to cut down on alcohol, please contact the surgery where we can arrange to refer you to a health coach and/or offer you an appointment with a clinician and/or for a blood test if appropriate.

You can self-refer to Barod (DDAS) for support with alcohol online or by phone 0330 363 9997:  There is also a live-chat service:

Barod is the route for anyone looking for anti-craving drugs or detox. They support adults over 18 and their families. They also have an open access drop-in.

Choices Young Person Service: confidential support for 11-18 year olds and parents. 01554 75779

Other support

There are lots of useful apps including the ‘NHS Drink Free Days’, ‘MyDrinkaware’ and ‘Try Dry’.

You might find this free 24/7 helpline helpful: 0808 8082234 or text DAN to 81066.

SMART Recovery have groups in Aberystwyth

Adferiad (Hafal) Ceredigion (Portland Road) can offer support for recovery to individuals and their families.

Please note there are a wide variety of courses available to support lifestyle, chronic symptoms or chronic disease via the ‘Hywel Dda Be Well’ programme (previously known as Education Programmes for Patients (EPP)). More information can be found here or search ‘Hywel Dda Be Well’ on Facebook.

If you are struggling to access support, please contact the surgery to see how we can help, including whether you might benefit from referral to the social prescribing service.

You can read more about the impact of alcohol here:

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