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Many of us like to unwind with a nice glass of something. But it’s funny how drink sneaks up on us. The odd glass in the evening can quickly become two or three regular glasses, most evenings. Too much alcohol is bad news for your appearance, odour, brain, heart, liver, finances and your relationships. Torbay Drug and Alcohol team are here to help - treatment plans are built around your individual needs and circumstances.
Local info, includes alcohol treatment options, some self-management tools (including a password for the web-based or app "breaking free online") plus an online referral form or phone 01803 604334
Apps and other online tools that can help you understand your drinking, track your drinks and change your habits.
Helps work out your units and reveals the benefits of cutting down
"EasyQuit" is a free Android app that will help you quit drinking, either cold turkey or by using a "quit slowly" mode. It has many motivational features such as the money you save, scientific health statistics about your body and how it improves without alcohol and personal motivations with a reminder function.
Is your drinking making you fat? Hangover cures, Binge drinking, Health risks and Tips to cut back....
Get the FREE APP, check the facts, understand your drinking and make a change. Drinkaware are an independent charity that promotes responsible drinking and finds innovative ways to challenge the national drinking culture to help reduce alcohol misuse and alcohol-related harm.
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
There are several Paignton locations that host meetings - type your postcode in to find the most convenient one
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Medical Care when we are closed
NON-EMERGENCY: Take a look at our "Get health information" page. Alternatively, call 111 for non-urgent medical advice.
MINOR INJURIES: We do not provide a minor injuries service. You should attend A&E or a local minor iunjuries unit. The LIVE WAITING times for these services are listed here.
EMERGENCY: Dial 999 or go to your nearest A&E Department (you must not dial 999 for anything other than an emergency)
If you do need to attend the emergency department at Torbay Hospital please read this leaflet.