How alcohol affects your appearance
Over indulging in alcohol can affect the way you look the next day – and in the future.Click here to find out more about what alcohol does to your appearance16,241
users have set a goal of drinking within the recommended limits
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Dinner only drinking
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Take a break from alcohol
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Daily unit guidelines
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Who Drinkaware are and more facts about alcohol
More facts about alcohol...
Drinkaware is an independent UK alcohol awareness charity that provides consumers with information about the effects of alcohol on their lives and lifestyles, allowing them to make informed decisions about their drinking.
Our education programmes, expert information, and resources help create awareness around alcohol units and alcohol related issues.
Established in 2007, Drinkaware is funded by voluntary donations from the alcohol industry and works alongside the medical community, government and drinks manufacturers and retailers to achieve its goals.
How can Drinkaware help me?
On the Drinkaware website you’ll find a wealth of medically approved material around the subject of alcohol. Visit our Check the Facts section to find out more about the effects of alcohol on your health and other key areas of your life.
In the Understand Your Drinking section of the site we have engaging articles on everything from how alcohol can affect your appearance to guides on alcohol units and alcohol-free nights on the town. If it’s tips on cutting down or ways to track your alcohol consumption you’re looking for, head straight to our Understand Your Drinking section.
If you’re a parent or work closely with young people, our children and alcohol area is filled with great resources, advice and research. Our dedicated parents section can also help if you’d like ideas on the best ways to talk to your kids about issues surrounding alcohol, including details about laws on underage drinking,how you can keep them safe, and how you should approach drinking in front of your children.