News from Wales
The latest news releases from Alcohol Concern Cymru
28 / 03 / 2014
The public is encountering alcohol brands in new contexts as drinks companies extend their marketing reach by linking their brands to non-alcoholic products. That’s the conclusion of a new briefing paper from national charity Alcohol Concern.
27 / 11 / 2013
Dry January won political support at the National Assembly on Wednesday (27 November) with health spokespeople for all four parties, including the Labour Health Minister Mark Drakeford, signed up to take 31 days off alcohol.
26 / 11 / 2013
The results of a survey of drivers in Wales, published today by Alcohol Concern, show that around half are in favour of reducing the amount of alcohol that can be consumed before getting behind the wheel.
22 / 11 / 2013
Community sports clubs in Wales have pledged to commit to a new game plan when it comes to alcohol.
01 / 10 / 2013
Netball teams from West Glamorgan Netball Association Winter League have pledged their support for Alcohol Concern Cymru’s ‘Don’t Let Booze Ruin The Result’ campaign.
01 / 07 / 2013
A new report by Alcohol Concern Cymru published today warns that significant numbers of children and young people in Wales are turning to online supermarket grocery services in order to buy alcohol.
18 / 03 / 2013
The charity Alcohol Concern Cymru is hoping a new report on the damage alcohol can do to our brains will be a “wake-up call” and spur more action to diagnose and treat the problem in Wales.
21 / 02 / 2013
There is a great deal in common between alcohol and gambling problems, and the ways they can be prevented and treated. That’s the conclusion of a report jointly published today by Alcohol Concern Cymru and the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPysch) in Wales.
30 / 11 / 2012
Two of Wales's leading charities have joined forces for Carers' Right Day this Friday 30 November to call for guaranteed support for unpaid carers, as a survey highlights the enormous pressures they face.
09 / 11 / 2012
Alcohol Concern is urging drinkers to save their skin after the booze filled Christmas season by signing up to its Dry January campaign and steering clear of alcohol for 31 days.
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