All Managing unhealthy habits pages

  • Stopping smoking Bitesize
    Information

    Stop smoking

    2020-11-09T11:21:00Z Source: Turning Point

    This stop smoking bitesize shows three effective steps you help you quit for good.

  • Friends eating dinner together with a glass of wine
    Guidance

    A guide to alcohol consumption

    Source: Drinkaware

    Drinkaware has compiled a straightforward guide to clarify some of the terms and recommendations that are associated with drinking alcohol.

  • alcohol during furlough v2
    Guidance

    Understanding your alcohol intake during COVID-19

    Exclusive content from the Retail Trust

    Once established, changes in drinking patterns can lead to ingrained habits which are hard to break. Whether we’re furloughed or working from home, more and more of us are turning to alcohol to help us pass the time, or deal with the pressures of a new way of life.

  • Seated group discussion
    Guidance

    Problem gambling

    Exclusive content from the Retail Trust

    If you or someone you know is struggling with an addiction to gambling, a range of self-help tips and support services are available.

  • Person sat at a gaming console
    Guidance

    Understanding compulsive gaming

    Exclusive content from the Retail Trust

    Approximately 32 million people in the UK enjoy online video games. While the majority spend an average of 10 hours per week playing, some people struggle with what the World Health Organisation refers to as a gaming disorder.

  • Man jogging down a  street on a sunny day
    Guidance

    Eight tips to help you develop healthy habits

    Exclusive content from the Retail Trust

    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.

  • Amhphetamines
    Guidance

    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.

  • Rear view image of person sitting on a park bench
    Guidance

    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.

  • Man lifting weights in a gym
    Guidance

    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.

  • Woman sleeping on a sofa
    Guidance

    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
    Guidance

    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.

  • Man staring vacantly at the ceiling
    Guidance

    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.

  • Man sat on sofa rubbing his temples
    Guidance

    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.

  • Man looking scared sat on bedroom floor
    Guidance

    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.

  • Young people dancing in a club
    Guidance

    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.

  • Cutting up cigarettes in a bin
    Guidance

    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.

  • Tom Hardy on addiction
    Guidance

    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. 

  • Become a happy non-smoker
    Guidance

    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. 

  • addiction explained
    Guidance

    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.