Go Sober for October

How Does Alcohol Affect Your Health?

It is strongly advised that you do not exceed the guidelines of drinking no more than 14 units of alcohol per week. Drinking more than this can potentially cause any of the following;

  • High blood pressure
  • Diseases such as stroke and liver problems
  • Too much alcohol can cause some Cancers
  • Weight gain – which can then lead to further health problems

What Will Help me to Go Sober for October?

  • Tell your friends and family your plan – this will help to encourage you
  • Look at the benefits of not drinking alcohol
  • Set yourself goals, daily or weekly such as exercising for 20 minutes
  • Do it for a Chairty – raise as much money as you can for a specified Chairty close to your heart
  • Use the Go Sober for October Alcohol Calculator to work out how stopping will benefit you financially
  • Swap old habits for new health habits