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Dry January 2018

Dry January is a campaign run by the charity Alcohol Concern in order to raise awareness of the problems of alcohol misuse.  It challenges participants to remain alcohol free for the entire month of January and can be signed up to online.

Would you like your New Year’s resolution to be to feel healthier and look better after the splurge of Christmas? There are many benefits of giving your body a break from alcohol; weight loss renewed energy better complexion financial gain.

There are many reasons why we drink alcohol – social situations, boredom, habit – but is it having an impact on both your physical and mental health (as alcohol is a known depressant)?

Why not take up the challenge of Dry January and give your health a kick start in the new year?

If you would like any further information on alcohol please look at the NHS Choices webpages: https://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/alcohol/Pages/Alcoholhome.aspx.

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