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Alcohol injuries

Excessive alcohol consumption is a major cause of road and other accidents, violence, crime, liver injury and brain damage.

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ON TRACK with The Right Mix

DVA’s ON TRACK with The Right Mix is a free app to help current and former defence force members track drinking and spending and their impact on wellbeing.

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Is alcohol ever good for you?

Alcohol, according to a recent study, is the most harmful drug in Australia. But can alcohol (wine, in particular) be healthy? Find out here, and get tips on reducing your drinking.

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Wernicke encephalopathy

Wernicke encephalopathy is a type of brain injury, mostly occurring in people who drink a lot of alcohol. If not treated quickly, it can lead to permanent brain damage. Learn more here.

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Binge drinking

Alcohol is so much an accepted part of Australia's social culture that many people are not aware of the dangers of binge drinking.

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Look after yourself this Australia Day

This Australia Day, use these handy and practical tips to ensure you enjoy the sun and snags, while avoiding any alcohol-related misadventure.

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Alcoholism at home

Signs of alcoholism can include secretive drinking, and blacking out after drinking. Drinking too much can impact mental health and relationships.

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How alcohol affects your health

Many of us drink alcohol to relax, but drinking too much can affect your health. Learn more here about the effects of alcohol on your body.

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Alcohol - an overview

Alcohol is a legal but mood-changing drug. Read more about alcohol’s effects on the body, about safe drinking, ‘standard drinks’ and more.

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Hangover ‘cures’

While there are no cures for a hangover, here are tips for avoiding one and for easing the symptoms if you have them.

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