Alcohol - The Facts

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General Alcohol Information
The NHS Choices webpage has lots of information around alcohol, please click here to view: www.nhs.uk/livewell/alcohol/Pages/Alcoholhome.aspx

Effects, Risks and the Law

For information on alcohol, the effects, risks and the law, please visit: http://www.talktofrank.com/drug/alcohol

Alcohol Concern

Alcohol Concern is the leading national charity working on alcohol issues. Our goal is to improve people’s lives through reducing the harm caused by alcohol. We have an ambitious long-term aim to change the drinking culture in this country. Please visit their webpage: www.alcoholconcern.org.uk/

Calories in Alcohol

There are a lot of calories in alcohol, to see exactly how much please click here to view: www.nhs.uk/livewell/alcohol/pages/calories-in-alcohol.aspx

Alcohol Units and Calculator

We're supposed to be keeping an eye on how much we drink, but how many of us really know what a unit of alcohol is? The NHS Choices webpage has lots of information around alcohol, please click here to view: www.nhs.uk/livewell/alcohol/pages/alcohol-units.aspx

It can be hard to tell how many units are in different types of alcoholic drink. Use this unit calculator to find out how many units there are in a single drink or in a number of drinks.

Alcohol unit calculator

 

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