Alcohol and mental wellbeing

Understanding the potential effects of alcohol on mental wellbeing can help us make more informed choices.

What are the effects of alcohol on your mental wellbeing?

Because alcohol alters brain chemistry, having a couple of drinks can positively lift your mood. But the euphoric feeling is only temporary. In the long term, drinking has the potential to cause problems with your mental health.

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Is drinking affecting your mood?

While enjoying a drink, we don’t tend to think about the less immediate effects that alcohol could be having on our wellbeing.

If you become worried about the effects drinking could be having on your mood, find out how you could access help and support near you.

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