Christmas is the time of year when socialising isn’t just for Saturday night. We’re far more likely to go out with colleagues after work, or get together with friends on a work night, as we try to squeeze as many festivities in as possible. However, experts warn that unless we consider our partying carefully, it could end up causing real harm to our health and our careers.
- Being indiscrete
- Working when drunk or with a hangover
- Drink driving
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Read how to deal with the stress of Christmas here
Another factor to be considered is that some people find the ‘forced jollity’ a real threat to their attempt to control their own drinking. Read here about how to hide the fact you are not drinking and here is specific advice to people in recovery.
Anyone concerned about their use of drugs or alcohol can contact our local services for help and advice: