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Top tips to stay safe when drinking

So here we are again deep in Exams and tests period and with all the stress that brings, you might be tempted to drink or take drugs or even both.

  • Mixing different alcoholic drinks, and drink and drugs, makes it more likely you’ll have a bad reaction or lose control.

  • There are some things to think about which might help you during stressful times when you're likely to be tempted to drink or take drugs;

  • Many people don’t drink so it’s OK for you to decide not to

  • If you do drink it is important to remember to eat something

  • Drink water – having a glass of water can help rehydrate you

  • Taking drugs might seem like a more fun idea after a few drinks but the risks are far higher and there is a chance you will become ill

  • Whether you're stressed from revision or celebrating the end of an exam what you are able to handle does not change FRANK has more information about alcohol and specific substances.

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If you or someone else needs urgent help after taking drugs or drinking, call 999 for an ambulance. Tell the crew everything you know. It could save their life.

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