Drug and alcohol advice

Our Drug and Alcohol Support Services are still available during COVID-19. As ever, they are free and confidential.

Reducing harm

We are happy to give you advice and support to reduce the harms caused by drugs and alcohol.

Helping people recover

While face to face group work and most one to one contact has been suspended, online groups and telephone support are being developed and are available. Please get in touch if you are concerned by your, or anyone else’s, use of drugs and alcohol.

Adults (25 years and over)

Change Grow Live
50-52 London Road Southampton SO15 2SF
Tel: 023 8071 7171
Website: https://www.changegrowlive.org/
Email: southampton@cgl.org.uk

Young people (24 years or under)

DASH (No Limits)
Tel: 023 8022 4224
13 High Street Southampton SO14 2DF
Email: advice@nolimitshelp.org.uk
Website: https://nolimitshelp.org.uk/

Need help to drink less?

Call Southampton’s free and confidential support line: 02382 002764

One you

Website: Drink less - Better Health - NHS (www.nhs.uk)

Cutting back on the booze can be a really effective way to improve your health, boost your energy, lose weight and save money.


  • Drink free days app
  • A guide to calories in alcohol
  • Tips for drinking less
  • All you need to know about units of alcohol

NHS information about alcohol

Website: https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/alcohol-support/


  • general health
  • ideas for cutting down
  • support to reduce or stop drinking
  • support for families and children of people with alcohol issues


Tel: 0300 123 1110 (weekdays 9am to 8pm, weekends 11am to 4pm).
A national alcohol helpline. Free and confidential. You can call if you're worried about your own or someone else's drinking.

Online mutual aid meetings

These are not run or funded by the council. They are established organisations.