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We're supposed to be keeping an eye on how many units we drink, but how many of us really know what a unit of alcohol is?


You don't have to be an alcoholic to be at risk of damaging your health. Most people are unaware that regularly drinking just above recommended levels can be harmful. Learn how to enjoy safe drinking levels.

Find out about safe drinking levels, how to track your drinking, and the risks of drinking too much.

Drinkaware provides the facts on alcohol and allows you to track your drinking progress and units consumed. There is also a Parents Section which offers advice on how to talk to under 18s about alcohol and its effects .

Alcohol Concern is the national agency on alcohol misuse campaigning for effective alcohol policy and improved services for people whose lives are affected by alcohol-related problems.

The Guernsey Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council  is a voluntary service to help clients overcome their alcohol and drug problems.

For further information on the effects of drugs advice can be found here. 

If you would like the Health Promotion Unit to run a safe drinking session in your workplace, please telephone 707311.

For the facts on the Bailiwick's Drug and Alcohol Strategy, use the contact details provided in the box below.

Drug & Alcohol Strategy

Strategy Co-ordinator,  Sir Charles Frossard House,  La Charroterie,  St Peter Port,  GY1 1FH,  Guernsey
Tel: 44 1481 717000 Email: andrea.nightingale@gov.gg

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