Alcohol Addiction

Consider seeking help with your alcohol use if:

  • You drink to help yourself cope with problems
  • You have felt shame or guilt about your drinking
  • Your drinking has caused you trouble at work, home, school or college
  • You feel you have a problem with alcohol
  • You have had trouble remembering what happened the night before
  • You have been in trouble with the police due to drinking
  • You feel you need to drink more than you used to
  • You have tried to stop drinking, but couldn’t
  • You sometimes feel alcohol is the only thing keeping you together
  • You carry on drinking regardless of the damage you see it is causing
  • You prioritise your life and social activities around alcohol

For further details about alcohol addiction visit:

www.nhs.uk/livewell/addiction/pages/alcoholaddiction.aspx