Covid Concern Kicks Off New ‘Know Your Score’ Alcohol Campaign

Concerns that changes in drinking habits and levels of alcohol consumption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic are causing increasing health issues, are leading health experts to remind residents they can ‘Know Your Score’ with a simple online quiz and find steps to cut back. Estimates show the majority of people in Kent (approximately three-quarters) drink…

‘Lower My Drinking’ Support in Kent

Concerns that increasing numbers of people are drinking alcohol at levels that can seriously harm their short and long-term health, are leading to calls encouraging residents to take urgent steps to check how much they’re consuming. Estimates show the majority of people (75%) drink sensibly and in safe limits but in Kent, approximately 295,000 people are…

Ready for a New You this New Year?

‘New Year, New You’ is the national campaign now underway with support in Kent to raise awareness of key lifestyle behaviours – such as smoking, drinking too much alcohol, inactivity and unhealthy eating – their effect on people’s health and the support available. Drinking too much, smoking, inactivity and poor diets can have long term…

Dry January underway in Kent

Kent County Council is encouraging residents to sign up to Dry January, using the online ‘Know Your Score’ quiz to get experts’ advice direct to their desktop. As the national Alcohol Concern campaign swings into action, figures show that Kent hospitals treat approximately 20,000 cases of alcohol related illness and injury a year while more…