Alcohol advice and services

Alcohol

There are over 10 million people in England drinking at levels which increase their risk of harming their health.

Alcohol has been identified as casual factor in more than 200 medical conditions including:-

  • Mouth, throat, stomach, liver and breast cancer;
  • Cirrhosis of the liver
  • Heart disease
  • Depression
  • Stroke
  • Pancreatitis
  • Liver disease
 

Rethink your drink!

If you are concerned about your own drinking you could try visiting one of the community pharmacies listed below. The pharmacies can offer advice on the potential benefits of cutting down, help you to make plans and targets to aim for 

Castleford

Lloyds Pharmacy 
25 The Square
Airedale
Castleford
WF10 3JJ
01977 553507


Cohen's Chemist
119 Carlton Street
Castleford
WF10 1DX
01977 559133

Ossett

Well Pharmacy
Dale Street
Ossett
WF5 9HQ
01924 273178

Pontefract

Lloyds Pharmacy
Carleton Glen
Pontefract
WF8 1SU 
01977 703667


Lloyds Pharmacy
10 Market Street
Hemsworth
Pontefract
WF9 4LA
01977 610874

South Kirkby

South Kirkby Pharmacy
Church View Health Centre
Langthwaite Road
South Kirkby
WF9 3AP
01977 649283

Wakefield

Lloyds Pharmacy Within Sainsbury's
Marsh Way
Wakefield
WF1 1QQ
01924 299394


Lloyds Pharmacy
45-49 High Street
Crofton
Wakefield
WF4 1NG
01924 862445


Asda In Store Pharmacy
Asdale Road
Wakefield
WF2 7EQ
01924 241810


Well Pharmacy
Buxton Place
Wakefield
WF1 3JQ
01924 369987

Cohen’s Pharmacy
102 Barnsley Road
Wakefield
WF1 5NX


If you are concerned about your own, or someone else's drinking you could try visiting NHS choices website where there is some useful advice. 

Alcohol and drugs local services 

There are a number of local organisations we support, working across Wakefield to offer support, advice and treatment.

Inspiring Recovery

This service provides support and advice for anybody experiencing problems with drugs and/or alcohol. The service operates from two hubs – Wakefield city centre and Castleford as well as having satellite sites across the district.


Contact us

Public Health

Wakefield Council
Wakefield One
PO Box 700
Wakefield
WF1 2EB

0345 8 506 506