All Hints and Tips

Tips, Advice and Real Stories

Darren's story: Why I decided to go alcohol-free

The risks of drinking alcohol – physical and mental health

Peter's story: How I overcame my alcohol dependency

Louise's story: Why I decided to stop drinking

Don’t let life out of lockdown hammer your health

What are the benefits of doing Dry January?

Taking a month off alcohol

Why try Dry January? A GP’s advice

Does alcohol cause cancer?

Former professional footballer on alcohol, mental health and recovery

Hairdresser Graham on his wakeup call to cut back the booze

Top tips for improving your mental health without alcohol

Alcohol’s effects on our mental health

Why alcohol is not the answer - A GP's advice

Alcohol not the answer

Alcohol and the heart – what you need to know

Cutting back during lockdown

Looking after ourselves and our loved ones

Mum’s honest account of daughter’s FASD diagnosis

How many calories are in alcohol?

Tips to stay healthy during the current crisis

Sarah's healthy start to the year

Top tips to help you cut down alcohol

Gateshead adoptive mum speaks out about FASD, “the invisible disability”.

Do you know all the symptoms of a hangover?

A doctor's view on alcohol and breast cancer

How many of us really know how many alcohol units we drink each week?

Are you underestimating how much you drink?

Drinking a little too much?

Top 10 tips to help you cut down

Jules makes a change

Take part in our quick poll

Keep track of drinks

Avoid drinking at home

Alternate between drinks

Have a smaller drink

Have more alcohol-free days

How to avoid pouring that first glass


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