One You Merton is supporting Alcohol Awareness Week 2017 which this year has the theme of ‘Alcohol and Families’. The campaign runs from Monday 13th to Sunday 19th November and Alcohol Concern are aiming for this year’s campaign to be an opportunity for a discussion around the affect that harmful drinking has on families and the stigma attached to this.
Men and women are advised not to drink more than 14 units of alcohol a week on a regular basis (find out how many units of alcohol there are in your drink). If you regularly drink more than 14 units of alcohol a week you increase the chances of developing illnesses such as:
If you feel you are drinking too much and you would like to cut down on the amount of alcohol you are drinking take the FREE One You Merton Drink Checker test. Alternatively, you can talk to a One You Merton health advisor by calling 020 8973 3545 or you can contact an alcohol support line