Alcohol and You News

February 9, 2016

alcohol and your sex life

Find out why too much alcohol can be a sexual turn-off for you both. Drinking alcohol to excess can make good sex go bad. Dr Abigael […]
February 9, 2016

Be a role model for your children

Is it ok to drink in front of my children? Yes, research shows that from a young age children learn about acceptable behaviour by observing and […]
February 9, 2016

Does alcohol make you argue?

Whether you fancy an evening in with a takeaway and the telly, or a night out at a nice restaurant, a glass of wine can help […]
January 19, 2016

New government alcohol unit guidelines

The guidelines *We will be updating all of our website and tools to reflect the new alcohol guidance announced on 8 January 2016.*   New alcohol […]
December 14, 2015

Family Intervention Service – NEW CAMPAIGN

What is the Family intervention Service? The Family Intervention Service is a part of the Alcohol and You Partnership aimed at reducing alcohol related harm. This […]
November 11, 2015

Hang on – You’re still over the limit

Having a quiet night in with friends can be great, it can be also very easy to lose track on what you are consuming when you […]
February 13, 2015

5 Tips to stop alcohol ruining your Valentines day

January 5, 2015

New year, New you

November 20, 2014

Are you affected by someone in your family’s substance misuse?

November 20, 2014

Are you affected by someone else’s drinking?

September 30, 2014

A Workshop to Build Resilience…

August 19, 2014

NEW: AAYNI Campaign targeting Down area

August 14, 2014

Dinner only drinking

Instead of opening your whole evening up to drinking, why not just allocate dinner as the time you enjoy a drink? This gives you a leisurely […]
August 13, 2014

Just how much are you drinking?

It’s worth buying an alcohol measure for when you next pour yourself a spirits-based drink at home. There will be no more guess work involved and […]
August 12, 2014

5 Days 5 Tips for cutting down at home – Day 1

The government advises that people should not regularly drink more than the lower risk guidelines of 3-4 units of alcohol for men (equivalent to a pint […]
August 12, 2014

Edwin Poots’ plan to bill drunken A&E patients branded unworkable

A leading GP has branded the health minister’s view that there is “merit” in charging fees to patients who end up in A&E due to alcohol […]
June 23, 2014

Getting your body ready for the beach?…considered how many calories are in alcohol??

Are you getting your body ready for the beach?…considered how many calories are in alcohol??
May 3, 2014

Why do you drink?

So what is your motivation every time you reach for a drink? do you give it a second thought or do you just go for it? […]
May 1, 2014

Drink driving…not such a smart idea

In 2012, 1,200 people were seriously injured when a driver was over the legal alcohol limit. As a result, 280 people were killed in drink driving accidents. These […]
April 2, 2014

Drinking while pregnant, should it be a crime or not?

A long-running court case set to be heard in the Court of Appeal has reignited the debate over drinking while pregnant – and whether doing so […]
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