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Peer to Peer Support

An event on Wednesday 6th July 2016 aims to bring people with lived experience who give of their own time in supporting others to initiate and sustain recovery from alcohol and/or substance dependency and misuse. With a particular focus on volunteering with Peer Based Recovery Organisations, the event will provide an opportunity to share experience and learning from across the country. The Basement Recovery Project are delivering a number of presentations/workshops.  Below are some resources you may find useful:

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New Alcohol Unit Guidelines

New Government Alcohol Unit Guidelines and consultation

Alcohol Unit Guidelines are changing

New Alcohol Unit Guidelines from UK Government

The government’s alcohol guidelines are changing to reflect new evidence about the link between alcohol and health harms, particularly cancer. New guidance includes changes to the amount men and women can regularly drink, one-off drinking sessions and advice for drinking in pregnancy.

Click here for our guidelines information page.