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Alcohol Not The Answer

These are worrying times, but alcohol is #NotTheAnswer. It can make us feel worse and put our health at risk. We are supporting the new campaign from Balance to highlight the risks to physical and mental health and the benefits of cutting down. Visit


We all need to stay fit and healthy right now – but alcohol can harm our immune system and reduce our ability to fight off infectious diseases. It can also increase the risk of cancer, heart attack, anxiety and stroke. For tips, free tools and advice to cut down visit


2020 has affected us all in different ways but drinking too much is never a good way to cope with the pressures of Covid. For tips, free tools and advice to cut down visit


It’s more important than ever to look after our physical and mental health, and Chief Medical Officer guidance is for men and women to drink no more than 14 units of alcohol a week to keep our risks low. That’s no more than 6 standard glasses of wine, six pints or beer or lager or seven double spirits a week.

Do you know your units? Try this quiz at


Feel like alcohol is getting out of hand? Here are two good ways to cut down on alcohol:

  •  Don’t stockpile
  • Take more Drink Free Days. Limit the amount of alcohol you buy in and opt for non-alcoholic drinks to help you stay within the 14 unit low-risk weekly guidelines. For tips, free tools and advice to cut down visit