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Alcohol is a liquid found in drinks like beer, wine and spirits. Drinking alcohol affects how your brain sends and receives messages to the rest of the body.

It’s against the law to buy alcohol if you’re under 18.  

Drink in moderation to keep yourself safe. If you drink too much, it can be bad for your health. 

If you think your drinking, or someone else’s, has become a problem, reach out for help. You could try speaking to a trusted adult or contacting us on the Meic helpline. 

You could also try some of these services for information or support:

We have lots of blogs on Meic. These are some of the ones that look at alcohol: