Alcohol and coronavirus
Drinkaware is here to support you through this unprecedented and often stressful time. Stay safe with the crucial facts, information and practical advice about alcohol and isolation.
If you’re worried about isolating due to coronavirus, or concerned about someone else, we’re here to support you with key information and tips for looking after your mental and physical health.
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While alcohol can have a very temporary positive impact on our mood, in the long term it can cause big problems.
If you are concerned that you or someone you care about has a problem with alcohol there is lots of help available.
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While a lot of the country is in isolation, many of us will find we have more time on our hands; more time at home and – if we choose – easier access to alcohol 24/7.
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As we experience changes to the way we work and our life at home due to lockdown, we may find we are drinking more than before.
We have created free, shareable assets for you to raise awareness about the link between alcohol, mental health and isolation.
If you're concerned about your drinking during this period, we have the tools to keep you on track and support you.
Our self-assessment questionnaire can help you identify if your relationship with alcohol is about right, or if the amount you drink is risky to your health.
Want to change the way you drink? Get the free app from Drinkaware to track and reduce your drinking.
Want a quick, friendly chat about alcohol? Our trained advisors are on hand to give you some confidential advice. You don't even have to make a phone call.
If you are concerned that you or someone you care about has a problem with alcohol there is lots of help available.Find support