Figures show the number of people in Kettering Borough being admitted to Kettering General Hospital with alcohol related issues is slightly above the national average.
The figure`s have been revealed during a national awareness week.
Kettering Borough Council, Hope UK and Alcoholics Anonymous will be offering help and support to the public in the Newlands Centre today from 10am -1pm.
They will be sharing facts, challenges, advice and information about alcohol as well as offering free tasters of alcohol-free drinks.
Also during the week, the organisations will be raising awareness about the harm caused by drinking alcohol on a daily basis, with the events supported by The Co-Operative who have provided essential funding.