The following are government guidelines on the maximum amount of alcohol that should be consumed in any one day.
- Men: 3 - 4 units of alcohol a day
- Women: 2 - 3 units of alcohol a day
At least two days a week should be alcohol free.
A pint of beer is the equivalent of two units. A glass of wine is one unit. Regular consumption above these levels may adversely affect your health.
- For a man 10 units of alcohol in one sitting
- For a woman 7 units of alcohol in one sitting
Further advice and support
If you are worried about your drinking, there are a range of organisations that can help you please visit the Safeguarding alcohol page for a list of links to these organisation.