Awareness of drinking guidelines ‘shockingly low’

Awareness of drinking guidelines ‘shockingly low’
 

New figures released today show that less than one in five people in the North East are aware of weekly alcohol guidelines, exactly two years since they were launched.
They also reveal that just one in 20 adults are aware of the official advice that children should drink nothing before 15, meaning parents are not equipped with the right information to keep their children safe from alcohol harm.
The figures come from Balance, the North East Alcohol Office, which surveyed the public on their attitudes to alcohol in September 2017.
The low-risk weekly drinking guideline for adults is 14 units... read more

 
8 January 2018 in Regional North East, Views: 39
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