3 min read • In Canada, alcohol is used by the majority of people in their daily lives. It is socially acceptable and legal to drink alcohol. However, drinking alcohol has been linked to mental and physical health problems. These problems may include: anxiety, depression, memory loss, liver disease, cancer, heart disease and stroke. Despite the risks associated with drinking alcohol, many people do not seek help for their problem drinking, because they’re too embarrassed or ashamed to seek treatment. They may also not be aware that there are effective treatments available. Mobile applications can be a helpful tool for people struggling with alcohol misuse. They can provide support and motivation, track progress, and help users stay accountable. It can help people reach their goal to reduce their alcohol consumption or stop drinking.