Westminster City Council is partnering with drinkaware to provide information and advice on the effects of alcohol and the risks associated with being intoxicated.
This partnership forms part of the council’s City for All commitment to provide a safe and enjoyable evening or night out in Westminster with its new Licensing Standard.
Together with drinkaware, we are running a stay with your pack campaign between 1 December 2017 and 4 January 2018. We want to raise awareness about the risks of being on your own when you are vulnerable because of alcohol.
We want you to stay with friends and colleagues and watch out for each other, to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable night.
Feel free to print and display the 'Stay with your pack' poster (PDF, 1.6MB) to remind everyone to stay with their friends when on a night out.
As your Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) rises, so does the risk of accidents. Alcohol affects your body’s responses.
Drinking alcohol can:
Try these simple suggestions to stay safe:
How do you keep your mates safe on a night out? How much do you drink per week? Share your tips on twitter using #Staywithyourpack.
Men and women should not exceed more than 14 units of alcohol per week. The 14 units should not be consumed in one session but spread throughout the week.
The drinkaware unit and calorie calculator is a great tool to show you how many units and calories you're consuming.
If you are worried about the amount of alcohol you are consuming, you can use the drinkaware self-assessment tool to see what you're drinking.
Visit the drinkaware website to find out more.
The people first website can help you if you're worried about the amount of alcohol you're drinking, are suffering from an addiction to alcohol or have relatives or friends who are drinking too much.