Alcohol is one of the most commonly used substances in Wales and the UK.

Alcohol is classed a depressant drug, meaning that when consumed, it can depress your central nervous system, leading to slower breathing and heart rate. It can also affect your coordination and slower you reactions. Here at Barod, we provide free, confidential support to anyone affected by alcohol. Click on the panels below for more information regarding alcohol and its use, including harm reduction advice and stories from those with lived experience.