Online clinic on drink awareness 2014


From 8 - 15 December 2014 NHS Choices and talkhealth teamed up to present an Online Clinic on Drink Awareness.  The clinic is now only open for viewing.

Go to this Online Clinic

The clinic is an online forum, please contact us if you’re unsure how it works!

Clinical experts answered questions about issues surrounding drinking habits, as well as offering advice on safe drinking, binge drinking, alcohol and pregnancy, alcohol and young people, and alcohol dependence treatment and you can read the questions and answers in this clinic by clicking the blue ‘Go to this Online Clinic’ button above.

Please also check our list of future clinic dates here.

Medical Experts

Liz Burns

Public Health Development Advisor-Alcohol, Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust

Mark Dempster

Psychotherapist and Drugs Counsellor

Adam Eason

Clinical & Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapist

Dr David Morton

Consultant (Forensic) Psychiatrist and Expert Witness

Alison Rodriguez

Head of Service Community Alcohol Team and Brian Hore Unit, Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust

Sarah Turner

Cognitive Behavioural Therapist and Addictions Counsellor

Janine Ward

Accredited Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

Supporting Partners


There are anumber of charities that are available to help you directly if you have any concerns about alcohol and its affect on your life.

ALCOHOL CONCERN: Are a small independent charity who are committed to reducing the harm caused by alcohol related problems. Alcohol Concern work throughout England and Wales advising people on the dangers of drinking too much. They also campaign at a national level to try and make a difference to the lives of people affected by alcohol. Visit ALCOHOL CONCERN to learn more.

DRINKAWARE: Work to reduce alcohol misuse and harm in the UK. They receive voluntary contributions from the drinks industry and major supermarkets. They proivde people with evidence based information about alcohol, and work with the medical community, third sector organisations and government and the drinks industry to achieve their goals. Visit DRINKAWARE to learn more.