Drinking too much can harm your health. Excessive drinking – including binge and heavy drinking – can be particularly harmful.
In Northern Ireland, it is, currently, recommended that men should:
- Drink no more than 14 units of alcohol per week.
- Take no more than four units in any one day.
- Have at least two alcohol-free days each week.
The number of units of alcohol in a drink depends on the amount (volume) and strength (ABV). One unit of alcohol is equivalent to 10ml of pure alcohol. As a rough guide: