Managing unhealthy habits

Whether you are looking for health and wellbeing advice for yourself or want to find out more so you can help someone close to you, then take a look at the range of resources and help available.

Smoking | Alcohol | Addiction | Drugs

  • Tipsheet Developing healthy habits

    Eight tips to help you develop healthy habits

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    Eating more healthily, exercising regularly, or saying ‘no’ to things we don’t have the space to do are all within our reach. When a new action is repeated often enough, it can become a habit that will improve your quality of life. Here are some tips to get you started.

Smoking

  • Become a happy non-smoker

    Become a happy non-smoker

    Nasia Devos is a certified NLP practitioner and life coach. In this talk, she explores the meaning of addictions and how we overcome them. 

  • The physical benefits of stopping smoking

    The physical benefits of giving up smoking

    In this short animated video, asapSCIENCE demonstrates what happens to your physical self when you stop smoking, both in the short and long-term.

  • Single thing to stop smoking

    The single best thing you can do to stop smoking

    A very informative animated video about quitting smoking and all the factors surrounding that process.

  • Stopping smoking

    Stopping smoking

    Source: Turning Point

    Looking after your health and wellbeing is about looking after the whole of you. We are working with Turning Point to offer access to online information and advice along with evidence-based structured interventions on a range of wellbeing topics covering mind, body and behaviour.

Alcohol

  • Tips for cutting down on alcohol consumption

    Tips for cutting down on alcohol consumption

    Craig Valentine from Early to Rise shares with us his five tips to stop drinking too much. This video is designed for people who want to cut down on the amount they are drinking.

  • Overcoming alcoholism using The Sinclair Method

    Overcoming alcoholism using the Sinclair Method (TSM)

    Claudia Christian is a hugely successful actress who saw her personal life and career tested by alcohol addiction. In this video Claudia shares her journey of overcoming alcoholism and offers fresh perspectives on alcohol use disorder treatments.

  • The difference between alcohol abuse and alcoholism

    The difference between alcohol abuse and alcoholism

    Dr. Susan Fletcher explains the difference between what we class as alcoholism and alcohol abuse, and symptoms and behaviours pertaining to alcohol abuse. Dr. Fletcher suggests ways in which we can help ourselves or someone that we think is abusing alcohol.

  • Understanding our relationship with alcohol

    Understanding our relationship with alcohol

    This video looks at how as Brits, our relationship with alcohol has led to an epidemic of liver disease cases in the NHS, and at the untold damage that most of us class as ‘moderate’ drinking can cause.

  • A journey from alcoholism to rehabilitation

    A journey from alcoholism to rehabilitation

    David has been an alcoholic for 25 years but hasn’t drunk for the last four. In this honest and insightful video he describes how his addiction started, the effect it had on his health and relationships, and his eventual rehabilitation with the help of Turning Point.

  • Alcohol

    Alcohol misuse

    Source: Turning Point

    Looking after your health and wellbeing is about looking after the whole of you. We are working with Turning Point to offer access to online information and advice along with evidence-based structured interventions on a range of wellbeing topics covering mind, body and behaviour.

Addiction

  • addiction explained

    Addiction explained

    You don’t have to feel ashamed for the fact that you are addicted to something, because without any exception, most people are first addicted to something or someone, before the real root of the problem arises.

  • Tom Hardy on addiction

    Tom Hardy on addiction

    In this revealing film, Prince’s Trust ambassador Tom Hardy and Kenny Ross (who was helped by The Trust) discuss addiction, alcohol and never giving up on your dreams.

Drugs

  • Amhphetamines

    Amphetamines

    Source: Turning Point

    Some people drink alcohol or take drugs for pleasure whilst others might do so to help them deal with life’s pressures. You may want to cut down, stop or just learn more about drugs or alcohol. We are working with Turning Point to offer access to online information and advice.

  • Benzodiazepines

    Benzodiazepines

    Source: Turning Point

    Some people drink alcohol or take drugs for pleasure whilst others might do so to help them deal with life’s pressures. You may want to cut down, stop or just learn more about drugs or alcohol. We are working with Turning Point to offer access to online information and advice.

  • Steroids

    Steroids

    Source: Turning Point

    Some people drink alcohol or take drugs for pleasure whilst others might do so to help them deal with life’s pressures. You may want to cut down, stop or just learn more about drugs or alcohol. We are working with Turning Point to offer access to online information and advice.

  • Mephadrone

    Mephadrone

    Source: Turning Point

    Some people drink alcohol or take drugs for pleasure whilst others might do so to help them deal with life’s pressures. You may want to cut down, stop or just learn more about drugs or alcohol. We are working with Turning Point to offer access to online information and advice.

  • GHB and GBL

    GHB and GBL

    Source: Turning Point

    Some people drink alcohol or take drugs for pleasure whilst others might do so to help them deal with life’s pressures. You may want to cut down, stop or just learn more about drugs or alcohol. We are working with Turning Point to offer access to online information and advice.

  • LSD

    LSD

    Source: Turning Point

    Some people drink alcohol or take drugs for pleasure whilst others might do so to help them deal with life’s pressures. You may want to cut down, stop or just learn more about drugs or alcohol. We are working with Turning Point to offer access to online information and advice.

  • Cannabis and spice

    Cannabis and spice

    Source: Turning Point

    Some people drink alcohol or take drugs for pleasure whilst others might do so to help them deal with life’s pressures. You may want to cut down, stop or just learn more about drugs or alcohol. We are working with Turning Point to offer access to online information and advice.

  • Ecstacy

    Ecstasy

    Source: Turning Point

    Some people drink alcohol or take drugs for pleasure whilst others might do so to help them deal with life’s pressures. You may want to cut down, stop or just learn more about drugs or alcohol. We are working with Turning Point to offer access to online information and advice.

  • Cocaine

    Cocaine

    Source: Turning Point

    Some people drink alcohol or take drugs for pleasure whilst others might do so to help them deal with life’s pressures. You may want to cut down, stop or just learn more about drugs or alcohol. We are working with Turning Point to offer access to online information and advice.

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