Many of us like to unwind with a nice glass of something. But it's funny how drink sneaks up on us. The odd glass one or two evenings a week can quickly become two or three regular glasses most evenings. Too much alcohol is bad news for our appearance, odour, brain, heart, liver and our relationships.
The Dorset drug and alcohol service exists to help residents of Dorset with any drug- or alcohol-related issues. This could be in the form of advice, counselling or putting people in touch with other groups who also help residents who are struggling with alcohol.
Information about drinking and alcohol. Is your drinking making you fat? Are you at risk of binge drinking? Tips on cutting down. Case studies.
It can be hard to tell how many units are in different types of alcoholic drink. Use this unit calculator to find out how many units there are in a single drink or in a number of drinks.
Use the NHS Choices interactive tools to calculate alcohol units, assess your drinking levels and track your drinking over time.
Includes trackers for iPhones and iPads and desktop computers (Windows and Macs)
This App helps you keep track of your drinking - showing you when you're putting your health at risk and giving you tips to help cut down. Available for iPhone, iPad and Android devices.
Alcoholics Anonymous are a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other in a non-judgemental environment, that they might solve their common problems and help others to recover from alcoholism.
There are several locations around Dorset that host meetings - type your postcode in to find the most convenient one.
Check the facts, understand your drinking and make a change. Drinkaware are an independent charity that promotes responsible drinking and finds innovative ways to challenge the national drinking culture, in order to help reduce alcohol misuse and alcohol-related harm.
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