Drinking too much Alcohol in Derby
Are you Drinking too much Alcohol in Derby … It’s a fact that alcohol is considered a very social thing to do. Everyone knows someone who “likes a drink”.
- Sometimes it’s a family ‘culture’.
- Sometimes it’s how you socialise.
- Others its boredom / fills a void in your life / loneliness
- Its used as a way of blotting out unpalatable events in our lives
- Coping with stress
- Giving you confidence / relaxing you ie “Dutch Courage”
But whatever reason underpins your reasons for drinking too much alcohol in Derby maybe its time to realise that the ‘remedy’ you’re using to solve your issues soon becomes the ailment….causing problems such as :
- accidents and injuries requiring hospital treatment, such as a head injury
- violent behaviour / being a victim of violence
- unprotected sex that could potentially lead to unplanned pregnancy or sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
- loss of personal possessions, such as wallets, keys or mobile phones
- alcohol poisoning – this may lead to vomiting, seizures (fits) and falling unconscious
- Behaving recklessly / being at greater risk of being in an accident / losing your job or driving licence.
Longer-term symptoms of drinking too much Alcohol in Derby
- heart disease
- liver disease
- liver cancer and bowel cancer
- mouth cancer
- social problems, such as unemployment, divorce, domestic abuse and homelessness.
So, if you’re at the point of realising you’re drinking too much alcohol in Derby…. (Or someone close to you is drinking too much alcohol in Derby )
- Do you feel you should cut down on your drinking / stop completely ?
- Other people have been criticising your drinking ?
- You feel guilty or bad about your drinking ?
- You need a drink first thing in the morning to steady your nerves or get rid of a hangover / you reach a certain time of the day when its “time to have a drink” ?
Maybe its time to consider doing something about it. It’s a fact, you don’t need a drink and drinking isn’t who you really are – is it !
Contact me now in confidence :
Geoffrey Schofield D.CBT D.Hyp
Tel : 07582 865 265