Almost two-thirds of Britons drink more than the recommended daily limit - two pints of beer or small glasses of wine, at least once a week, a study suggests.
Many Britons admitted injuring themselves while they were drunk
And 20% of Britons admit they have injured themselves while drunk, the Drink Aware Trust and the British Chiropractic Association say.
Almost all chiropractors claim to have treated people for drink-related injuries, according to the research.
Ministers will give £15m to hospitals next year to tackle alcohol abuse.
More than 20% of people admitted drinking to excess a few times a week, and almost 40% said they did so once a week.
Under government guidelines, most men can drink three to four units a day and most women can drink two to three.
Half a pint of ordinary strength beer is one unit
A single pub measure of spirits is one unit
A small glass of 11% ABV wine is one and a half units
However, men who consistently drink four or more units a day risk their health - as do women consistently consuming three or more units a day.
People between 18 and 29 admitted to drinking the most - with more than 50% saying they got drunk at least once a week.
Chiropractors told researchers that patients often lie about what caused their injuries, so hampering their treatment.
Some 90% said they had treated people for drink-related injuries.