Alcohol. Think Again
Learn more about alcohol
Find the latest evidence and information on health risks from drinking alcohol and ways to reduce your risk.
Alcohol harm in Western Australia
Alcohol is a major cause of preventable injury, accidents, disease, and death in Western Australia. Harms from alcohol not only impact the individual, but families, friends, and the wider community.
Hospitalisations caused by alcohol
This equates to
hospitalisations every day
or 1 hospitalisation every
This results in
days in hospital
Costs the State
Tools to learn about drinking
Our digital tools can help you learn about standard drinks, assess your current drinking, and explore short- and long-term effects of alcohol on your health.
Standard Drink Tool
A standard drink might be less than you think. See how many drinks are in your typical pour.