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Many of us love meeting up with our mates and going out – but that doesn’t have to mean getting drunk. Using a few of the tips below can help you enjoy a great party or night out and stay in control, saving money and staying healthier. Download our poster on having a safer night out.
See also our advice on festivals and travel.
This stops alcohol rushing into the blood stream and straight to the organs and brain and gives the liver more of a chance to break the alcohol down.
Each shot is one unit and they can add up quickly. Try this out in the virtual nightclub on talkaboutalcohol.com.
Bars and clubs have to offer free tap water by law which really saves money and as alcohol is dehydrating, it really helps. Try this out in the the virtual nightclub on talkaboutalcohol.com
Stay with people you trust.
… as well as what time you will be back and let them know if plans change.
Keep a locator on active on your phone such as Find My Friends or Snapchat.
– such as pre booking an Uber or taxi, finding out about the last bus or train and keeping enough money aside.
… you’ll stay more hydrated and save money. Who can tell if it’s an alcohol free beer or a tonic? Try this out in the the virtual nightclub on talkaboutalcohol.com
You don’t know what the effects will be.
Call an ambulance if they become unconscious. See Helping someone who is drunk.
… or don’t take them with you.
See our information on Drink Spiking.
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