Dry January

You may have enjoyed some excesses of food and drink over the holidays, you may be looking at changes or improvements you want to make in the coming year. Whatever your reasons, starting the year with a month away from alcohol is a great way to give your wellbeing a boost.

Cutting out alcohol might be easier said than done, so on this page you’ll find a selection of our resources to help you stop drinking, or just reduce how much you drink. Have a browse and see how we can help.

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Drink less – suggestions to help you cut down on alcohol

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If you’re drinking heavily, it’s important to cut back gradually. If you’re a heavy drinker stopping drinking suddenly can lead to withdrawal symptoms and other health complications. If you drink...

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Tips for managing alcohol

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If you are drinking heavily, try to reduce the volume you’re drinking just a little bit day by day – it’s really important you don’t stop drinking too suddenly as this can be dangerous.

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Reducing your alcohol intake – advice from an addictions doctor

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David McCartney, an addictions doctor, gives his advice to help you cut down how much alcohol you are drinking. You can find the ‘Drinking too much alcohol?’ section of this...

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Drinking too much alcohol?

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There are a lot of possible reasons for why you might find yourself drinking more than you should. For example, you might be under pressure at work, experiencing stress at...

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A conversation with an addictions doctor

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“I’d be seeing people who were certainly drinking similar amounts to me, but here I was in my suit, I was at work, I was seeing patients, I couldn’t have...

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