We frequently release factsheets that are packed with the essential information on topics surrounding alcohol. These factsheets cover everything from alcohol and crime to misuse among older people. Find out more here.
Alcohol Concern have published a new factsheet which reviews the evidence that regular excessive drinking increases the risk of the most common forms of dementia, such as Alzheimer’s and vascular dementia.
The findings from the three surveys conducted since 2012, including this one, are remarkably consistent; the same brands are commonly consumed by ‘at risk’ young people year after year.
Breast cancer affects 1 in 8 women in their life time. A host of lifestyle choices can affect the odds of developing breast cancer, including alcohol. This factsheet takes a look at the findings behind many studies, including:
Type 2 diabetes is estimated to cost the UK economy nearly £9 billion each year. But what is the relationship between alcohol and diabetes? This factsheet lays out some of findings around the issue, such as:
This factsheet summarises the links between hypertension (high blood pressure) and alcohol consumption, and looks at what we can do to reduce the risks to health.
The impact of the public health transfer on local alcohol provision.
This manual is intended to help services working with problem drinkers who are resistant to reducing their consumption. It challenges the idea that nothing can be done with clients who do not want to change, and sets outs positive strategies for engagement with them. In this way, it shows how we can reduce the harm experienced by some of the most vulnerable members of our society.
Training on the effective use of the manual is available from Alcohol Concern.
This study looks at whether alcohol marketing messages are reaching primary school-aged children and to test marketing associations across different promotional channels.