The only guaranteed way of avoiding problems is not to drink. However, if you do drink, it can help to become more aware of your drinking and to recognise the warning signs.

Have a look at these high risk situations and answer the questions honestly.



I regularly drink more than the sensible limits

I spend all or most of my free time in the company of heavy drinkers

I order or pour extra drinks for myself when in company

I've had trouble with the law as a result of drinking

I have lots of arguments with family/friends about my drinking

I need to take time off work or turn up late due to drinking

I drink in the mornings to 'cure' hangovers

I drink to cope with feelings like sadness, anxiety or sleeplessness

I drink to cope with problems at home or work

I can't stop drinking until I'm drunk

I'm starting to drink more frequently

I have blackouts or memory loss after drinking

I often drink on my own

Have you answered “yes” to any of these questions and feel concerned about your drinking?

Get in touch with us and we’ll help you find the right support.