All this week we've had a series of special reports into the relationship we, here in the North West, have with alcohol.
We've seen the devastating effects drinking too much has had on individuals and their families.
But tonight, in the last of her special reports, our correspondent Mel Barham looks at minimum pricing of alcohol and other plans for cutting down our consumption:
Alcohol dependence is a growing problem, yet only 1 in 5 of those are getting the help they need.
The number of people dying due to alcohol in the North West has almost doubled in the last 25 years.