Tuesday January 22 2019

OPEN the latest issue of The Village in a new window



Village Features

Healthier drinking habits

Posted on January 30 2018 at 2:05:45

Julie and Louise


Julie Ward is a qualified counsellor and coach who specialises in alcohol-related issues. Her service, ACT Alcohol, offers one-to-one support to individuals who would like to learn how to reduce their alcohol intake or to stop altogether.

ACT Alcohol has offices located in Bromsgrove as well as Worcester, Kidderminster and Kings Norton.

“There has been so much focus on Dry January recently, but it is more important to make sure that you know how to drink moderately all year round,” says Julie.

“Abstinence for a month will give your body a rest, however it is not an answer to a healthier relationship with alcohol.

“Many of us struggle to keep our alcohol levels down. . . because, after all, it is a drug and that’s the nature of the beast! It’s all too easy to put it off for another time, when life will surely be easier.

“Sometimes that can happen, but more often than not it is overlooked and you find yourself drinking more. How did that happen!? It happens to a lot of us, but it’s what you do about it that makes the difference. 

“The key is to learn how you can put simple strategies in place for yourself that will ensure you keep out of dependency. When you understand your own personal formula then long-term control is achievable.

“It’s not difficult to learn, it doesn’t take very long and it will be the best thing you ever did in 2018!”

Julie is offering a free introductory “PERSONAL FORMULA” session at the Bromsgrove office of ACT Alcohol. Either Julie (right) or Louise (far right) will introduce you to the formula and how it will work for you.

To book, just text “FORMULA” to 07434 286826 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Return to Front Page