When is alcohol a problem?

If you are concerned about the amount of alcohol you drink or are concerned about another person’s alcohol use, please read on.

Myths

  • Alcohol is only a problem if I drink every day.
  • I don’t have a problem as I don’t drink in the morning.
  • It’s ok because I don’t drink until the evening.
  • Alcohol is less harmful than other drugs.
  • I deserve a drink after the week I had.
  • I need a drink to relax when I go out.

Facts

  • Recommended limit for men is 3‒4 units a day (2 pints of beer).
  • Recommended limit for women is 2‒3 units a day (2 small glasses of wine).

Ask yourself

  • Do I worry sometimes about the amount I drink?
  • Do I drink more than others without being noticeably drunk?
  • Do I do things when I’m drinking that make me cringe the next day?
  • Are my friends, family or work colleagues concerned about my drinking?
  • Do I drink to make myself feel better?
  • Do I drink to unwind?
  • Do I drink to be more ‘sociable’?

Our approach

  1. Professional and non-judgemental.
  2. Discretion and confidentiality are paramount.
  3. Your treatment is tailored to suit your circumstances and need.

We offer non-judgemental and confidential environments to examine what your needs are in order for you to successfully change the factors that are causing distress. Alcohol treatments are tailored to suit each individual. We work with the person and extended others as required. We can support family and friends before your loved one is ready to accept help, in order for you to gain strength and insight into the process you are going through.

Call us today for a free telephone consultation or simply contact us to book an appointment on 01296 749013.