This year we were keen to see how alcohol affects women and men differently. For example, did you know that men tend to have higher rates of alcohol-related hospitalisations? Or that regular drinking increases risk of breast cancer? Take a look at our infographic for more statistics.
The awareness week also looks to help people reduce their alcohol intake with tips on cutting down. Something as simple as keeping a drink diary can really help you become more aware of your habit and where you can look to cut back.
If the idea of reducing your alcohol intake worries you, you may benefit from professional help.
For some people, it is overcoming the habit that is the hardest part.