Christmas and New Year can be a difficult time for many of us. It brings pressures and problems to bear. Here is some advice for Christmas and New Year. Be careful about comparing yourself to others at Christmas Unrealistic media and advertising versions of other people’s festive celebrations can make us feel less positive. Be…

  Tips for Safer Seasonal Drinking The drink can flow freely throughout the festive period. It’s tempting to enjoy yourself, knowing that you have an extended break to relax and switch off. But, it’s easy to drink too much. Children might see their parents behave differently from usual due to having too much – which…

The theme of Alcohol Awareness Week 2017 is alcohol and families. Some people might not consider the everyday impact that a glass of wine here or a pint of beer there may have on their relationships. You don’t have to be a problem drinker for drinking to cause problems. Not just for yourself but for…

The One You Alcohol Checker is an easy way for 40-60 year olds to understand how much they are drinking, the impacts of their alcohol consumption, and how to reduce the amount they drink. Complete the calculator below.

Leeds’ Like My Limit campaign, aimed at making people more aware of the health issues around drinking, is being launched on Monday 14th November to coincide with the national Alcohol Awareness Week. With over 17,000 dependent drinkers in the city and more than £26m a year lost to the Leeds economy due to hangovers, it…

LIKE MY LIMIT CAMPAIGN TO PROMOTE A HEALTHY RELATIONSHIP WITH ALCOHOL New 2016 campaign to be launched soon. The Like My Limit campaign, developed by Leeds City Council in partnership with Forward Leeds, is launching on 16th November to coincide with Alcohol Awareness Week. Forward Leeds currently has over 1,500 clients in treatment for alcohol;…

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