harmful drinking

harmful drinking

Any level of alcohol consumption that results in physical, psychological, or social complications or injury; e.g., drinking during pregnancy.
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Diageo supports the World Health Organization's (WHO) goal of reducing harmful drinking by 10% and Diageo's underage drinking programmes have reached more than 632,000 people in the last two years across 20 countries2.
" "It also found that three million deaths every year result from harmful use of alcohol worldwide and latest causal relationships have been established between harmful drinking and incidence of infectious diseases such as tuberculosis as well as the HIV/AIDS," she said.
The upgraded age verification system is intended to promote zero harmful drinking and is part of our efforts to play a leading role as a responsible alcohol producer as called for in the CSV Purpose.
Industry body Alcohol Information Partnership said: "The industry remains committed to tackling harmful drinking."
Home Office Minister, Victoria Atkins, said: "The Government's new alcohol strategy will set out targeted action to prevent and reduce harmful drinking, support vulnerable people affected by others' alcohol misuse and improve the pathways into treatment for people with alcohol dependency.
By introducing a minimum unit of pricing of alcohol we will improve the health of communities within North Tees and Hartlepool as well as reducing social harm, secondary to excessive and harmful drinking.
According to the study, published in the Journal of BMJ, birthday and Christmas cards featuring alcohol or harmful drinking reflect and reinforce a social attitude that excess alcohol consumption is acceptable and associated with celebration, thus undermining messages broadcasted in the media on public health.
BIRTHDAY and Christmas cards featuring alcohol or harmful drinking "reflect and reinforce a social attitude that excess alcohol consumption is acceptable and associated with celebration," health experts have warned.
HARMFUL DRINKINGAlcohol companies should be get involved in tackling harmful drinking as it affects the sustainability of the business.
Among the targets, the Government aims to achieve at least 10 per cent relative reduction in the prevalence of binge drinking and harmful use of alcohol, including harmful drinking and alcohol dependence, among adults and in the prevalence of drinking among youths."
Alcohol misuse is harmful drinking and alcohol addiction, while drug misuse is a dependence on, or regular excessive consumption of, psychoactive substances.