Alcohol use is an accepted and often enjoyable part of our lives and Australian culture.
It is used to relax, to socialise, to celebrate, to commemorate those who have made sacrifices, to mark anniversaries, and to commiserate after a loss.
But research suggests that too many people are drinking to cope with emotions and situations that are difficult to manage and also to deal with feelings of anxiety and depression. It may be a multi-purpose substance, but it is not a good medication.
The message is simple - get the right mix and achieve a balance with alcohol and a healthy and enjoyable lifestyle.
Click here to access the tool and see how risky your drinking is and how ready you are to change.