Case studies

case studies

Here you can read a collection of first-hand experiences from people who have used our services, or from loved ones who have received help and advice to support someone they care about.

  • Case Study: Mary’s story

    Mary had battled alcohol dependency once before and was in recovery when she unexpectedly lost her brother, who was just 50 years old. The trauma led to a relapse and after a year of heavy drinking, Mary was back in hospital to detox again

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  • Case Study: David’s story

    David Lunt volunteers with Drink Wise, Age Well, on an allotment project in Sheffield. He inspires others to get involved with gardening as a way of leading a happier, healthier lifestyle away from alcohol. This is his story.

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  • Case Study: Alistair’s story

    This is Alistair’s story. He got in touch with Drink Wise, Age Well when he relapsed and needed some support to get back on track.

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  • Case Study: John’s story

    John Nelson volunteers at Drink Wise, Age Well (DWAW) to encourage over 50s to lead fulfilling lives away from the ‘generational culture of daily drinking’. The former civil servant has himself overcome alcohol dependency and is now passionate about supporting Drink Wise, Age Well to help people make healthier choices about alcohol as they age.

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  • Case Study: Willie’s story (video)

    When Willie retired his drinking began to creep up on him, Drink Wise, Age Well helped him get back on track.

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  • Case Study: Janet’s story

    Janet recently approached us about her drinking, here’s her story.

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