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 and depression infographic

Alcohol and Depression

A factsheet looking at the relationship between alcohol and depression.

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Recognition

Children’s Recognition of Alcohol Marketing

In the UK, the alcohol industry spends around £800 million annually marketing its products. This report takes a look at the psychological burden this places on children and young people, whether seeing billboard signs while walking down the street, or sport sponsorship while watching their national team.

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Alcohol and cancer

Alcohol and Cancer

The latest Factsheet from Alcohol Concern on the link between alcohol consumption and cancer. 

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Factsheet dementia

Alcohol and Dementia

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.

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Alcohol brands

Alcohol Brands Consumed by Young People in Treatment 2015

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.

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Alcohol & Breast Cancer

Factsheet: Alcohol & Breast Cancer

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:

  • An estimated 6% of all breast cancer diagnoses are directly attributable to alcohol – roughly 3,000 cases each year.
  • Less than half the UK population know the link between alcohol and breast cancer
  • Each drink per day increases the risk by 7-12%. 

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Diabetes Factsheet

Factsheet: Alcohol & Diabetes

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:

  • Consuming thirteen standard drinks over three days has been found to increase the risk of developing diabetes five-fold.
  • The surprising levels of calories in alcohol can lead to weight-gain, a known factor in diabetes
  • The risk of hypoglycaemia when drinking for those already with diabetes.

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