Drink less alcohol

Drink less alcohol

Alcohol damages your immune system which means this can put you at greater risk of complications during surgery. You should be alcohol free for at least 24 hours before surgery. 

Three people share a toast with three glasses of alcohol

Support to manage your relationship to alcohol

Reducing how much you drink can improve your health, boost your energy, help you lose weight and save money. 

To understand how risky your drinking is to your health take the Barnsley Alcohol Test here. Use code: BLTEST 

You can also download The Drink Coach App here: this is free and confidential. It encourages self-assessment and behaviour changes relating to alcohol use. 

You can make contact with Barnsley Recovery Steps who provide free and confidential support on making changes to your drug and alcohol use.  

Source URL: https://www.barnsleyhospital.nhs.uk/drink-less-alcohol

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  1. https://www.barnsleyhospital.nhs.uk/drink-less-alcohol
  2. https://drinkcoach.org.uk/barnsley-alcohol-test
  3. https://drinkcoach.org.uk/drinkcoach-app
  4. https://humankindcharity.org.uk/service/barnsley-recovery-steps/
  5. https://www.barnsleyhospital.nhs.uk/get-fitter-surgery/physical-fitness
  6. https://www.barnsleyhospital.nhs.uk/get-fitter-surgery/stop-smoking
  7. https://www.barnsleyhospital.nhs.uk/get-fitter-surgery/mental-health