Every October, Macmillan Cancer Support encourages people to go without alcohol for a month as a way of raising funds for its charitable work.
Abstaining from booze for a set period can be a great way to reconsider and “reset” your drinking habits, whether you’re doing it for charity or just for yourself.
Below are a selection of articles from our archives, providing tips, motivation and context for cutting down on drinking.
Tips for cutting down on booze
Any reduction in drinking can bring a benefit, and the six tips in this article can help you to stay off the booze when you want to.
How alcohol affects your body
Drinking can be bad for you in quite a few ways, especially over-indulging over a long period. You may find this a sobering read, but here are some of the major risks.
Alcohol and mental health
Drinking too much — and too often — can be bad for your brain and body, taking a toll on your mental health.
Five reasons to drink less alcohol
There are plenty of good reasons to cut down on alcohol for better health, wealth and general happiness. Here are five of the best:
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