Having a drink can be a great way to relax, but in some cases too much can lead to problems. If you work in the licensed trade, the chances are you have seen this at some point. You may have seen customers drink more than is good for them and you might also find yourself facing problems connected to having too much to drink.

Don’t be worried that you’re alone in this. Alcohol is an addictive drug and it is possible to become both psychologically and physically dependent on it. If this does happen, the following help sheet will help guide you on what to do if you think you are drinking too much, how to help yourself to cut back and what to do if you do need further assistance.