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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  • Talk to your child about alcohol
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    Teenagers, drugs, and alcohol

    Is your teen drug and alcohol safe? Find out more about the harms of drug and alcohol use in teens

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    Units and calories in lager

    Get the facts on tap about exactly what goes into your lager

    Lager facts on tap Used for graphical purposes
  • Did you know?

    Every year alcohol causes around 4% of cancer cases in the UK, about 12,500 cases

    Alcohol and cancer
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    What is an alcohol unit?

    Our guide gives you the facts and advice on alcohol units and measures.

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  • Alcohol and the law Used for graphical purposes Buying alcohol Buying alcohol

    Buying alcohol

    At what age you can buy alcohol and the best ways to prove your age.

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