Brief alcohol misuse therapy for self-harm and alcohol misuse
Insufficient evidence – there either hasn’t been any research on this treatment option or there is a small amount of evidence with unclear conclusions.
Brief alcohol misuse therapy aims to reduce excessive drinking. This type of treatment focuses on both reducing how much you drink overall and stopping harmful drinking patterns (e.g. binge drinking). This can help to reduce the risks of other harms related to alcohol misuse, such as self-harm.
Treatments outlined on these webpages may not be available in every local area. It’s important that you discuss with your GP or mental health professional the treatment options available to you. You can also search for services near you on our Youth Wellbeing Directory and find out more about referral processes here.