Alcohol use

About alcohol, health effects and risks, a standard drink, how to reduce short-term and long-term health risks, trends in alcohol use among Canadians.

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About alcohol

About alcohol, how alcoholic beverages are made and how alcohol affects you.

Health risks of alcohol

Short and long-term health risks of alcohol, dangers of alcohol use during pregnancy, alcohol use disorder and how to reduce your risks.

Low-risk alcohol drinking guidelines

Examples of a standard drink and guidelines to help you make more informed decisions about drinking alcohol.

Trends in alcohol use among Canadians

National survey data about drinking trends among Canadians of different age groups.

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD)

About FASD, its cause, signs and symptoms, health effects, prevention, support and information for professionals.

How young adults can reduce risks related to alcohol use

What to do if you don’t want to drink, tips on reducing your risks when drinking, what to do in an alcohol emergency, posters to share.

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