Alcohol & Drugs

Health risks of drinking too much

Alcohol can be enjoyed sensibly, but more commonly students and young people are binge drinking without even realising. The government's daily guidelines advise that females shouldnt drink more than 2-3 units of alcohol per day and for males it is 3-4 units per day. You can find how how many units are in your drinks at  http://www.drinkaware.co.uk/unitcalculator

Alcohol can affect your physical health and mental health and lead to;

  • Alcohol poisioning
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Problems sleeping
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Weight gain

For more information on the effects of alcohol and drugs visit http://www.drinkaware.co.uk/check-the-facts/health-effects-of-alcohol/effects-on-the-body/alcohol-and-illegal-drugs

Advice on drugs

Drinking and drug abuse can cause major problems in peoples lives. Whether it is yourself that has been affected or your are worried about someone you, know talking about it will help.

If you have been affected or would like to to talk to someone about drugs and alcohol misuse, you can contact 028 90664434 or visit http://addictionni.com/

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