Posts Tagged ‘drink’

How does food and drink affect mental health?

To eat a balanced diet, drink plenty of water and monitor their intake of alcohol and caffeine is important for everyone. For people with mental health challenges, this is even more important. There is some evidence that: a healthy diet is associated with a reduced risk of depression omega-3 fats can improve mental health diets…

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Teenagers and Alcohol

Alcohol is generally considered to be a socially acceptable drug, yet it is responsible for most drug-related deaths in the teenage population. Alcohol use also has a variety of serious health risks. It is difficult to prevent teenagers from experimenting with alcohol, but parents and carers can encourage sensible drinking habits. The safest level of…

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How to Celebrate Safely?

Over summer, there are plenty of reasons to celebrate: birthdays, parties, weddings and even just catching up at a barbecue with friends. Socializing is an important part of maintaining our mental health, helping us stay connected to family, friends and loved ones, but celebration can often come with the “social lubricant” alcohol, which is America’s…

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Healthy Pregnancy Lifestyle

A healthy lifestyle can help reduce the likelihood that you will have some pregnancy health problems. Healthy eating in pregnancy can improve your health and wellbeing. It is also important for your baby’s growth and development. You might have sudden cravings for foods you do not usually eat. This is probably because of hormonal changes…

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Support for Friend who Drinks Too Much

It is very important to look out for your mates. What we put into our body can have a massive effect on our mind, and cutting back on alcohol and other drug use can really boost our mood. You must support a friend, relative or someone you are mentoring if alcohol and other drugs are…

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