It’s recommended that you don’t drink more than 14 unites of alcohol a week, and that you spread your drinking over at least 3 days, to keep the risks from alcohol low.
How many drinks is 14 units?
Drink Aware have created a helpful website to show how your drinking adds up.
One You, Drinkaware and Alcohol Concern have a variety of apps available to support you to keep track of and cut back on your drinking.
You can find trusted information, advice and support from a variety of sources:
North East Lincolnshire’s local alcohol support service
If you are worried about your alcohol use, or the alcohol use of someone else that you know, you can access support with With You North East Lincolnshire and the Grimsby Practices in Partnership Drug and Alcohol Treatment Services.
Those in recovery from alcohol addiction can also join an abstinence based recovery programme.
Specialist support is available from North East Lincolnshire’s Carers’ Support Service if you are caring for someone with a substance misuse problem.
Alcohol and Pregnancy
Please note that alcohol guidelines are different during pregnancy: pregnant women are advised not to drink any alcohol during pregnancy. You can find information about alcohol and pregnancy on NHS UK and Drinkaware.