Understand Your Drinking

What’s your relationship with alcohol? Do you feel you drink more or less than the people around you? Use the tools and articles here to get a better understanding of your own drinking and to help you make a decision on whether it’s time to rethink your approach to alcohol.

Are you drinking too much?

Take our drinking self-assessment by answering a few simple questions to find out your alcohol risk level. Use our unit calculator to see how the amount you last drank compares to the government's lower risk guidelines.

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    Unit & Calorie Calculator

    Use our handy tool to find out the number of alcohol units and calories in your drinks.

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    Your alcohol risk level

    The amount of alcohol you typically consume determines your alcohol risk level.

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    Alcoholic liver disease accounts for well over a third (37%) of liver disease deaths

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    What are your excuses for drinking too much?

    When reasons for a drink turn into excuses to get drunk. See if any sound familiar.

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  • Is your drinking a problem? Used for graphical purposes Am I alcohol dependent Am I alcohol dependent?

    Am I alcohol dependent?

    If you think you could be dependent on or addicted to alcohol, read this.

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