Check The Facts
It’s likely that what you do know about alcohol is based on what you’ve heard or experienced, but how much of that is fact and how much is myth? We’ve worked with our panel of experts to produce a range of alcohol information and advice. So whether you want to know about the impact alcohol can have on your health or how it can affect your relationships and family, it's all here.
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What is alcohol?Learn more here about alcohol units and what goes in your drink
Health effects of alcoholAlcohol can be linked to an array of short and long term health issues
Alcohol and your childWhy alcohol needs to be at the forefront of every parent's mind
Effects on your safetyKnow the dangers that can occur when alcohol’s in the equation
Effects on relationshipsHow to stop alcohol from having a negative impact on your relationships
Alcohol and the lawThe facts about alcohol related laws - from drink driving to buying alcohol
Alcohol and the lawPopular topic
The law on alcohol and under 18s
As a parent it's important to have an understanding of the laws around alcohol so neither your children or yourself unknowingly break them.Get an overview here
Alcohol and your child Under 18s
How old you have to be to drink in a pub and at home.Get the facts
Did you know?
Alcohol disrupts the balance of chemicals in your brain that affect your moodAlcohol and mental health
What is alcohol? What is an alcohol unit?
What is an alcohol unit?
Our guide gives you the facts and advice on alcohol units and measures.Find out how many unit of alcohol are in your drink
What is a unit?
Effects on relationships Be a role model for your children
Be a role model for your children
Don't feel you can't drink in front of your children. Set a good example by drinking in moderation and being open with them about alcohol.How to set a good example when it comes to alcohol