It would be hard to imagine a party or celebration without raising your glass to make a toast. However, the real consequences of alcohol abuse should not be forgotten:
- Alcohol consumption per capita in Ukraine is among the highest in the world.
- Drinking is one of the most frequent reasons for divorce.
- About one-third of all road accidents are caused by drink driving.
- Alcoholic poisoning is a common cause of death among many age groups in Ukraine.
- Life expectancy is 15 years shorter among people with drink problems.
- Many crimes are committed by people who are under the influence of alcohol.