Healthy North Coast

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Drinking

Alcohol is the most widely used legal drug in Australian society. It is so widely used that many people don’t think of it as a drug, and may not realise that it can be harmful.

Alcohol is a significant cause of:

  • Injury and ill health
  • Road accidents
  • Violence
  • Crime
  • Family breakdown

Alcohol-related harm to health is not limited to drinkers but also affects families, bystanders and the broader community.

Take the Drinkcheck questionnaire to find out if you are risking injury, health or other problems as a result of your drinking or click on the resource links to find out more information about drinking. 

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