Worried about your drinking?

Enjoying a drink has become a normal part of life for many of us. It’s associated with special occasions, relaxing with friends, or a meal out and helps us to unwind after a busy day. However, sometimes it stops being fun and starts to feel a bit out of hand. If you’ve ever polished off a bottle of wine when you only intended to have a glass or two, or ended up drinking six pints with your mates when you promised yourself you’d stop at three, Drinkwise Derby is for you.

Take our self assessment quiz here to find out what sort of drinker you are and what might help you to cut down.

If you’d like to talk to someone about your drinking, complete the self referral form here for our confidential specialist support.

Drinkwise Derby is provided by Derby Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service.

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    Another heatwave is on its way. If you are drinking this weekend (or even if you are not) make sure that you are staying hydrated. For some tips about your alcohol use, check out drinkwisederby.org.uk

At last we are enjoying some lovely Spring weather - let's hope we get plenty of sunshine over the coming months!

The lighter evenings make it very tempting to sit outside with a long drink, so why not spend time planning some mocktails? There are plenty of recipes online - just Google mocktail recipes.

And you can also check out non-alcoholic options in the supermarket. Make sure you have plenty of ice and fresh fruit to make the most of them.

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