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Tips for cutting down your drinking

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Tips for cutting down

First start by working out what you drink in a week by reviewing the last week. If it is difficult to remember keep a daily note for the next week. Note all the drinks, how many units in each, the times of day and where you were. If this is a typical week, your notes should give you a good idea about whether you are drinking too much and, importantly, the situations in which you drink and whether it's going to be hard to cut down.

Here are some ideas from Alcohol Concern that others have found useful for cutting down: