About us Alcohol Awareness Week When? 14 - 20 November 2016 What's the theme? In January 2016, the guidance around recommended limits of alcohol was updated by the CMO. The new guidance states that the limits for both men and women are the same – which is to not drink more than 14 units a week, and spreading these units evenly over 3 or more days. The theme of Alcohol Awareness Week 2016 will look focus on alcohol and health, and knowing the risks associated with alcohol. Monday 14th November – Alcohol and cancer Tuesday 15th November – Alcohol and depression Wednesday 16th November – Alcohol and dementia Thursday 17th November – Alcohol and breast cancer Friday 18th November – Alcohol and diabetes Saturday 19th November - Alcohol and hypertension Sunday 20th November – Alcohol and brain damage Download your guide to Alcohol Awareness Week 2016 here. Infographics are also available for you to use - download them here.