Campaigns Alcohol Awareness Week Family support services Harmful drinking can cause significant issues not only for the alcohol user, but also members of their family in the form of health problems, financial worries, relationship breakdown and parenting difficulties. If you are affected by your own or someone else’s drinking you need and deserve support. Your GP can offer confidential advice. This factsheet could also be a good place for you to start if you’re looking for help. If you’d like to see all the services in your local area, you can use our directory of local services. Download the factsheet. See our blogs on alcohol and families.