If you’re looking to kick-start your health with some simple changes this autumn, why not kick the booze for one full month and go sober for October?
Throughout this month, Spectrum will be encouraging more people to go sober for October and enjoy the benefits of banishing the booze. To get involved this year, you can:
Thousands of people in the UK went ‘sober for October’ last year. Some people find that the benefits from cutting down, even temporarily, can lead to long-term changes in their drinking habits in the future. Reducing your alcohol intake can also contribute to:
- Deeper, more nourishing sleep
- Increased energy and focus
- Improvements in memory
- Brighter, clearer skin
- Weight loss
Sober for October raises funds for Macmillan Cancer Support, helping cancer patients and their families to live well for longer.
‘Sober for October’ is aimed at social drinkers and may not be suitable for everyone. If you are worried about your alcohol intake, please seek advice from a GP or contact one of Spectrum’s substance misuse services before attempting to stop drinking.