How will you spend your October? You could take part in #SoberOctober going alcohol-free in October in order to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support, or #Stoptober and quit smoking. 

Our Substance Misuse Practitioner, Stefani talks through a webinar with the focus of alcohol and the affects it has on wellbeing (watch below). Length: 10 mins

There are many benefits to your health if you cut out alcohol completely say DrinkAware.

Short term benefits Long term benefits
  • A clearer mind
  • Reduce your risk of cancer
  • Improved energy levels and better sleep
  • Reduce risk of alcohol-related diseases (liver, heart)
  • Weight loss 
Further advice and information

Arming yourself with strategies and tips can help you or a loved one take small steps towards big results. Visit our self-help resources page for useful links and phone numbers to get help and support such as:

Alcohol support services

If you are concerned that you or someone you care about has a problem with alcohol or substance misuse there is a lot of help available. We have a dedicated substance misuse practitioner available to talk to. Get in touch:

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