Alcohol plays an important part in society and is enjoyed by many adults in the UK today. However, Alcohol can also be harmful and linked to violence, crime and poor health.
National guidelines around alcohol use recommend that :

  • men drink no more than 2-3 units per day
  • women drink no more than 2 to 3 units per day

Find out more about how much you might be drinking, how much is in a unit and how many calories are in a drink.

  Calculate your alcohol units and calories Opens in a new window

You will also find guidelines for pregnant women, having other health conditions and driving.

Services in Torbay

If you want some advice about your alcohol use or someone else’s; information and help for adults is available from Torbay Drug and Alcohol Services Opens in a new window.

If you are under 18, visit the CheckPoint Opens in a new window website or call 01803 290 330.


Read the Alcohol Strategy which aims to promote sensible and safe drinking in Torbay.