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For hundreds of years, alcohol has been a central part of social life. It can create a relaxed mood, increased feelings of happiness and our desire to have fun! The NHS recommended guidelines are based around how many units of alcohol are in one drink.
The latest guidelines now suggest that for both men and women, a weekly limit of 14 units of alcohol is pd a safe amount. Talk about alcohol is equivalent to 6 pints of average-strength beer or 10 small glasses of low-strength wine. More than this could damage your health!
Having the odd glass of Talk about alcohol or beer with your meal does not necessarily pose a risk to your health. However, drinking regularly over the recommended guidelines may well have a damaging impact on your body. It increases the risks of cancers of the mouth, throat and breast, heart disease, stroke, liver disease, brain damage and damage to the nervous system. Heavy drinking is also linked to many other health conditions including affecting the immune system which makes it harder for the body to fight off infections.
Drinking regularly or being dependent on alcohol will in most cases affect the ability to perform well at work.
Drinking too much alcohol affects quality of sleep. Therefore, it will inevitably decrease energy levels and in turn will lower fitness levels.
Regular use of alcohol also le to an impaired memory, poor coordination and slowed reaction times. Notwithstanding, the impact on how people think, feel and their relationships with colleagues, family members and friends. We spend most of our waking hours at work. So it is a great place to raise the subject and talk about the detrimental effects that alcohol can have on our health, performance and productivity.
Public Health England endorses Dry January. It is a game changer for many people as it can help to make behavioural changes.
Research has shown that it can help people to re-set their drinking patterns and helps them to drink more healthily throughout the year! Promoting dry January by encouraging employees to up to the Alcohol Change UK official campaign is a great way to raise alcohol awareness and encourage healthier drinking habits!
Wellbeing workshop and webinarssharing stories, and supporting mental health issues are just a few ways that workplaces can be proactive in raising alcohol awareness. Throughout the year, wellbeing events will help to educate and and change our mindsets and behaviour around alcohol but also, our complete health Talk about alcohol wellbeing.
Quite often a dependency or addiction is caused due to an unhealthy lifestyle or poor mental health. Hydration is also vital in the workplace. Making sure employees have easy access to water is essential for our general health. Dehydration can cause headaches, fatigue, a build up of toxins in the body and much more.
Posters, flyers, hydration challenges are all great ways to promote the importance of hydration. Alcohol consumption has a severely dehydrating effect on the body. Encouraging people to drinking plenty of water before, during and after alcohol consumption will help with its negative effects.
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Talk About Alcohol - A school-based intervention focusing on delaying alcohol use by use of pick and mix approach