Tips for a Successful Dry January

Dry January is an increasingly popular trend among people who want to start the new year off on a healthy note. Taking part in challenges like Dry January has multiple short and long-term benefits. If you’re considering taking on this…

Think SANTA and Drink Mindfully this Christmas

Christmas is a time to celebrate with family and friends. However, it can also be a time of excess, particularly when it comes to alcohol consumption. Drinkaware wants to support the public and encourage adults to drink mindfully throughout this…

No Booze November – Tips and Tricks to Help You Succeed

Just finished Sober October and looking to keep up your new habits for November? Or maybe, you are interested in starting No-Booze November . Whatever your reason, we have some new tips to help you.   If you have completed…

A Guide to Having a Successful Sober October  

Are you curious about going sober this October? There are so many benefits from taking a break from alcohol.  When you take a break from alcohol, you will notice improved appearance, better sleep, more energy and you will save more money….

Benefits of Being Sober at a Festival and Packing Checklist

It’s festival season, which means great music, welly boots and unforgettable experiences. If you are heading to a music festival this summer, why not try going sober? Explore the benefits of going sober at a festival and check out our…

‘The Fear’ – How Alcohol Can Affect Anxiety

Just like our physical health we need to keep on top of our mental health. Meeting up with friends and family is a terrific way to keep social and talk about everyday stressors. However, some ways in which we socialise…

Guest Blog: The links between anxiety and alcohol

By Fiona O’Malley, CEO of Turn2Me, a national mental health charity  Regular and heavy drinking can negatively affect the neurotransmitters in the brain that are responsible for positive mental health.  According to a 2019 study called Co-occurring alcohol use disorder…

A Guide to Having a Sober Night Out

If you drink, sometimes going on a sober night out can seem incredibly daunting. However, it is true that you don’t need alcohol to have fun. Having a plan and preparing yourself for a great night out is key to…