Alcohol Awareness Week

Did you know that 1 in 25 people are affected by Alcoholism, an illness which is known to be progressive and fatal.

Many sufferers recover with Alcoholics Anonymous.
Today AA has over 2 million members worldwide AA in Great Britain started in 1947, in Plymouth there are 35 meetings a week, every time of the day and night. 

AA in Plymouth also works very closely  with schools, Employers, the police, the prison services and Social Services.

Introduction to AA

If you have a problem with alcohol please contact the AA local helpline on 0845 769 7555

Heart has spoken to various people about there recovery from alcohol:

  • A mother who drank and had her children put into care.
  • A young man whose behaviour led him to being tagged and put in jail.
  • Came into recovery at 18 years of age, recovered and went on to do a degree in pyschology.