Ways to Reduce Problematic Drinking

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If your drinking is a little out of control or maybe you’re planning to cut down for health reasons, it’s not easy but there are some things you can do to make it a little simpler,

  1. Create a support network around yourself. This can help keep you accountable and help you stay on track.

3. Avoid places where you normally drink, for now.

In social settings saying no to a drink may be too difficult and your chances of giving in to peer pressure may be higher. So make it more difficult for yourself by avoiding your local pub or favourite club.

4. Adapt your routine

You may need to adapt your routine and make plans ahead of time to avoid certain people or places. Socialise in places where alcohol is less common. For example visit the local coffee shop instead of the pub to catch up with your mates.