What are the benefits of cutting down?

  • You'll feel much healthier.
  • You’ll feel a greater sense of control over your life – that you have choices you can make.
  • If you cut down on your consumption you'll save money.
  • You'll be able to get much fitter.
  • You’ll improve your mental wellbeing.

What you can do

 

  • Get advice from your doctor, nurse or other healthcare professional – this may be all you need to change your behaviour.
  • Pair up with a friend who is also trying to stop.
  • Temporarily avoiding being near behaviour you are trying to change. This may mean taking a short break from some events or friends.
  • Some people have also found success with acupuncture and hypnotherapy.
  • Get help from one of the following online resources or telephone support services.

 

Help with alcohol

Government resources

Other resources

Apps

Help with smoking

Government resources

Other resources

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