It’s easy to over-indulge over the festive season so January is a really good time to give your body a break and Dry January is a great way to do this!
Dry January is the 31 day challenge to take a month off drinking alcohol and sign up for the 2020 challenge is now open.
It’s really simple to do – just swap your alcoholic drinks for something softer in January to experience some health, as well as wealth, benefits.
Why sign up?
When you sign up through the campaign you’ll be joining millions of people who take part in Dry January every year. You’ll get access to the free Try Dry app which helps you keep track of the month with features like a calorie calculator, unit tracker and tool to show you how much money you’ve saved.
You’ll also receive daily motivational emails with tips and information from experts to make your month easier and more fun. Plus you gain access to an online community of other people taking part in Dry January which remains available and active all year round.
What are the benefits?
Going dry in January will help your waistline, you’ll get a better night’s sleep, have more energy and save money.
It may also help you rethink your drinking habits in the future too as evidence shows that six months after completing Dry January many participants report that they are drinking less frequently and consuming less when they do.
To find out more and sign up, visit www.dryjanuary.org.uk
Concerned you’re drinking too much?
If you are concerned about your own, or someone else’s alcohol use, then please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the Knowsley Integrated Recovery Service on 0845 873 4462 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
You will be greeted by a welcoming team of professionals who offer a range of opportunities from workshops, brief interventions, structured groups and one-to-one sessions.