Welcome to Community Alcohol Partnerships

The following organisations and websites provide useful information and resources.


 

Addaction

The UK’s leading specialist drug and alcohol treatment charity, providing free and confidential services for those seeking help from addiction to alcohol and/or drugs

The Alcohol and Drug Education and Prevention Information Service and is a platform for sharing information and resources aimed at schools and practitioners working in drug and alcohol prevention. It is managed by Mentor UK.
 
 
Provides hope and support to the relatives and friends of problem drinkers.
 
Helpline:  020 7403 0888 (available 10am-10pm daily)

AIM (Alcohol in Moderation)

Contains information about sensible drinking, Government guidelines and health.

Alcohol Concern

Campaigns for effective alcohol policy and improved services for people whose lives are affected by alcohol-related problems.

Alcohol Education Trust

Provides alcohol education resources for teachers,  pupils age 11-18 and their parents via schools

http://www.talkaboutalcohol.com   interactive website and information for teachers, young people age 11- 16 and parents.

http://alcoholeducationtrust.org   lesson plans, worksheets, films and resources for PSHE and Science Teachers KS3 and KS4

Alcohol Focus Scotland

Scotland’s national charity working to reduce the harm caused by alcohol.

Alcohol Information Scotland

The Scottish Government's premier portal on alcohol - contains statistics, research, policy documents and practice guidelines and has a useful links section.

Alcohol Learning Centre

Provides online resources and learning for commissioners, planners and practitioners working to reduce alcohol related harm. Commissioned by the Department of Health.

Best Bar None

A national award scheme aimed at promoting responsible management and operation of alcohol licensed premises

Drinkaware

An independent, UK wide charity funded by the alcohol industry, Drinkaware promotes responsible drinking and aims to bring about culture change to minimise alcohol related harm. Offers a range of accessible, evidence-based resources for parents, young people, teachers and others involved in reducing alcohol harm.

Drinkline

A free and confidential helpline for those worried about someone’s drinking

0800 917 8282

Drinkulator

The DRINKULATOR traffic light drink calculator enables you to check if your drinking puts you at risk

Drug Education Forum

Aimed at practitioners, The Drug Education Forum is a forum of national organisations committed to improving the practice and profile of drug education in England.

 

 
BBC Newsround has made a special programme called Living With Alcohol. It is all about how young people are affected by their parents' relationship with drink. It tells the real-life stories of three children who have had very different experiences. 

Mentor UK

An international NGO focused on empowering children and young people to make healthy decisions and avoid drug and alcohol misuse.

National Association for Children of Alcoholics

Provides information, advice and support for those affected by their parents’ drinking

National Pubwatch

A voluntary organisation with the aim of achieving a safer social drinking environment in pubs across the UK.

National Health Service (NHS) – Change4Life

Information on alcohol and its effects, including an alcohol self-assessment test and a Drinks Tracker App

Princes Trust

A leading youth charity, the Princes Trust gives practical and financial support to disadvantaged young people enabling them to move into work, education or training.

Proof of Age Standards Scheme (PASS)

The UK’s national guarantee scheme for proof of age cards, endorsed by the Home Office, ACPO and the Trading Standards Institute, helping retailers to ensure that they are not taken in by fake ID.

Portman Group

Operates a Code of Practice on the Naming, Packing and Promotion of Alcoholic Drinks to ensure that alcohol is marketed responsibly and does not appeal to children.

Street Pastors

A voluntary, Christian organisation – volunteers work to help young people at risk of harm from alcohol to stay safe on the streets

TheSite.org

Aimed at young people aged 16-25, TheSite contains a section with advice and information about alcohol

vInspired

A national charity that inspites young people to get involved in their communities as volunteers and lead action on the causes they care passionately about including alcohol misuse and healthy lifestyles.

Young Scot

Young Scot is the national youth information portal for anyone aged between 11 and 26 in Scotland. In addition to offering free, PASS-accredited cards to all young people aged 11-26

in Scotland, Young Scot supports young people by giving information on a wide range of topics (money, relationships, health, jobs, arts, sports, housing etc) as well as encouraging young people to have their say and discuss topics with others of a similar age.

 

Working with CAP has helped partners to engage with the licensing trade to greatly reduce the sale of alcohol to young people.

Ivan Wood
Durham Constabulary