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Tips for Safer Drinking

Canada’s Guidance on Alcohol and Health recommends

  • Negligible to low risk when consuming two standard drinks or fewer per week;
  • moderate risk for three-to-six standard drinks per week;
  • and increasingly high risk beyond six standard drinks per week.
  • For more info, visit CCSA Guidance on Alcohol and Health Public Summary

Tips to help you stay on target.

  • Stick to the limits you set for yourself
  • Drink slowly
  • Drink lots of water
  • For every drink of alcohol, have one non-alcoholic drink.
  • Consider low-alcohol or alcohol-free options
  • Eat before and while you are drinking
  • Have alcohol-free weeks and plan alcohol-free activities.

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