Facts and guidance to help you make informed decisions about drinking.
How can you measure the amount of alcohol you drink?
Some countries use the concept of a 'standard drink'. Here's how they work.
Did you know beer, wine and spirits all contain ethanol?
Every alcohol drink contains ethanol and that’s what affects you, rather than the type of drink you choose.
Is it true that beer is better for you than wine? Time to bust some alcohol myths.
There are lots of false ideas out there about alcohol, but can you spot fact from fiction? Time to find out.
What guidance exists to help you make informed choices about drinking?
You'll find lots of drinking guidelines from around the world that can help, but knowing how to put them in context is key. Here’s that explained.
What is illicit alcohol and why can it be so dangerous?
It’s believed roughly 25% of all alcohol consumed around the world is illicit and drinking it can make you sick or even kill you. Here’s what you need to know.
What you need to know about drinking and driving
Although a legal limit does exist, it’s always best not to drive after you’ve been drinking. Here are the important reasons why.
Why is underage drinking illegal and dangerous?
Many countries around the world set age limits for the purchase of alcohol beverages, making it illegal for those who are underage. These are some of the compelling reasons why this is the case.