It’s Friday evening, the stress of the week is over and it’s time to relax.

For some of us, a glass of wine in front of the TV or meeting up with friends for drinks can be a great way to unwind and start the weekend.

While enjoying a drink can be one of life’s wee pleasures, we all know the negative effects alcohol can have on our health. This is why it’s so important to get the balance right and make sure our drinking habits don’t get out of hand.

Feeling lonely, bored or sad can also make it tempting to reach for a drink to make ourselves feel better.

Sound familiar? Don’t worry.

Take a look through some of our helpful links and see how you could cut down. We promise you’ll notice improvements, not just in your physical health, but in your mental well-being too.

Rapid Access to Drug and Alcohol Recovery (RADAR)

NHS Ayrshire and Arran Better Health 

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