Tips for staying on track


Well done on making the change to cut down or stop drinking or using drugs.

Here are some tips to help you stay on track:

  • Know your triggers for drinking or drug use and what you can do instead.
  • Avoid having alcohol or drugs in the house – so you’re not tempted.
  • Have your ‘no thanks’ prepared for when you’re offered a drink or drugs.
  • Find some non-alcoholic beverages you enjoy to drink.
  • Ask your friends and family to support you.
  • Join a gym, start a hobby or do some study to give you a new focus.
  • Avoid situations or people that may cause you to drink or use drugs.
  • Be kind to yourself and celebrate your progress.

Making any life change can be challenging at times. Remember to ask for support if you need it.

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