The number of people admitted to hospital in the North East for alcohol-related liver problems has more than doubled in the past ten years.
The campaign group, Balance, has also reported a rise in the number of young adults being admitted.
You can watch the full report from this lunchtime from Dan Ashby below.
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Kerrie brings you Saturday night's forecast
Up to 600 homes in North Yorkshire have been left without gas after a main pipe "collapsed" during routine repair work.
Staying cold. Overnight frost and ice. Cloudier and wetter during Sunday but milder