Every day, 20 people die as a result of their drinking. But alcohol harm is not inevitable.

220,000

children in England live with an alcohol dependent parent

£3.5 billion

is the cost of alcohol to the NHS each year in England alone

167,000

working years were lost to alcohol in 2015

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Amy's story

Carys Amy
This is Carys and Amy. Aren't they gorgeous? They were sisters born 13 months apart, with the same bright future ahead of them. But one of these girls is no longer with us.

Amy's story

This is Carys and Amy. Aren't they gorgeous? They were sisters born 13 months apart, with the same bright future ahead of them. But one of these girls is no longer with us.
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Many of us drink too much without realising it. This could be having a big effect on us both now and in the future; alcohol overuse is linked to mental health problems, liver disease, seven forms of cancer and more. Is your drinking healthy?

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