Alcohol and Drugs

This page is currently under review

Drinking alcohol is often seen as a part of British culture but can pose a threat to health when consumed in quantities which are above the recommended guidelines. Over-indulgence can lead to physical, social and psychological health problems. The UK also has a higher prevalence of drug misuse than any other country in Europe. This is important because the problem use of illicit or prescription-drugs carries many serious health risks

Please find below various sources of information regarding drugs and alcohol and the types of support provided at the University for those staff who feel they may have a problem and need help:

Locally, the charitable organisation CAIS helps people who are having problems with addictions, mental health, personal development and employment – as well as offering assistance and information to their families and friends