We’re taking part in #AlcoholAwarenessWeek which is all about the link between alcohol and relationships. Find ways to drink more healthily and look after your relationships with these top tips: https://alcoholchange.org.uk/get-involved/campaigns/alcohol-awareness-week-1

Many of us drink for a variety of ever-changing reasons but drinking too much and too often can cause all sorts of problems, including damaging relationships with our loved ones.

Is your drinking affecting your relationships?

The Quality of our relationships with others can impact on our own drinking and sometimes be a trigger for us to drink more. Find out how alcohol can affect our relationships: https://alcoholchange.org.uk/alcohol-facts/fact-sheets/alcohol-and-relationships

Opening up about your own drinking or speaking to a loved one about theirs can benefit your relationship as well as your health. Being candid with each other can be a positive step in creating lasting change. https://alcoholchange.org.uk/alcohol-facts/fact-sheets/8-top-tips-for-healthier-drinking-and-happier-relationships

You don’t always have to be the life and soul

Alcohol can become a central part of our relationships with loved ones. This can stop us from taking action to improve our drinking habits, even when those habits aren’t making us happy. Read more on the @AlcoholChangeUK blog: https://alcoholchange.org.uk/get-involved/campaigns/alcohol-awareness-week-1/the-alcohol-awareness-week-blog

Time to reset and reconnect?

Making changes to your drinking can not only improve your own health and wellbeing but can also help your relationships too. Read the stories from some of those who have made a change: https://alcoholchange.org.uk/get-involved/campaigns/alcohol-awareness-week-1/the-alcohol-awareness-week-blog

Drinking to cope?

If you’re struggling with your drinking, help is available, and many people seek it every day. Find someone to talk to today and get the help you deserve. https://alcoholchange.org.uk/help-and-support/get-help-now

Try Dry App

Take a look at your drinking and the ways it’s affecting you and those around you, and consider if you want to make a change. Why not download the free Try Dry app to help you keep track and drink more healthily? https://alcoholchange.org.uk/alcohol-facts/interactive-tools/the-dry-january-app-1