By the end of this BC ECHO on Substance Use session, participants will be able to:
1) understand the prevalence and health impacts of alcohol use in Canada, 
2) describe the continuum of risk associated with the number of drinks consumed and harm reduction approaches to minimize risk, 
3) describe how risks and harms of alcohol use are influenced by sex-based physiological differences as well as gender-related factors, and
4) understand risks and recommendations related to alcohol use among specific populations, including youth and people who are pregnant, trying to get pregnant, or breast-feeding.