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The seven north east London clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) – City and Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest, Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge – will become a single organisation called North East London CCG from 1 April 2021. We are in the process of transferring our information to a new site. For more information, contact

New Year New You: Go Dry this January

Dry January is the perfect way to start the new year. It has many benefits including improved sleep, weight loss, saving money and more.

Take the challenge. Join millions of people in the UK and sign up today for Dry January on or via the free app

Take action today

  • Swap your alcoholic drinks for something softer this January
  • Indulge families and friends with these exciting mocktails (non alcoholic cocktail) recipes
  • Download the Try Dry app to keep track of how much you are drinking and how much money and calories you are saving.
  • Take up a new hobby or activity to occupy you such as listening to a podcast, reading, exercise or cooking
  • Take the Drinkcoach quiz to assess your drinking and receive free advice

If you or anyone you know needs support, DrinkCoach Waltham Forest provides free confidential, personalised advice based on a quick and easy quiz, CGL Waltham Forest offers a free confidential service for residents who are concerned about their drinking.