Government commits to national alcohol strategy

In early May the Government committed to implementing a new, national strategy on alcohol. Read our statement.Read more

New research: Alcohol treatment services in England at crisis point

A new report, to be launched at an All Party Parliamentary meeting on 1 May 2018, warns that the alcohol treatment sector is in crisis.Read more

Minimum unit pricing begins in Scotland

On 1 May 2018 the Scottish Government introduced a minimum unit price for alcohol, in a landmark move for Scotland and beyond. Read our statement.Read more

Government announces £6 million in funding for children of alcohol dependent parents

On 23 April the Government announced £6 million in funding for children of alcohol dependent parents. Read our statement.Read more

We're hiring: Director of Finance and Operations

We are seeking a part time, permanent Director of Finance and Operations to help steer the charity through a period of creative growth.Read more

Press release: 3.1 million people to ditch the booze for Dry January 2018

A YouGov poll released on 15 December 2017, commissioned by charity Alcohol Concern, has revealed that an estimated 3.1 million people in the UK are already planning to do Dry January in 2018.Read more

SSRIs and Alcohol

What happens to your body when you mix SSRIs and alcoholRead more

Fire Service signs up to Dry January

Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service get behind Dry January for Alcohol Awareness Week 2016Read more

Baby boomers and alcohol

Dr Tony Rao, Dual Diagnosis Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist, talks about alcohol and older people as part of Alcohol Awareness Week.Read more

Academic research finds taking a break from alcohol can benefit mental health

As part of Alcohol Awareness Week 2016, new research has identified that that levels of self-harm were down in the areas where Dry January participants were highest.Read more

Kieron Brady - alcoholic always, depressed no more

As part of the 2016 Alcohol Awareness Week, Kieron Brady talks about his experiences with alcohol and depression.Read more

New report highlights need for Peer Courts throughout London

Alcohol Concern highlights the need for alcohol to be made a higher priority when it comes to risky behaviour among young people.Read more

New initiative sees Dry January campaign open up to 12,000 charities

Alcohol Concern are excited to announce Virgin Money Giving as the official fundraising partner for the charity’s flagship campaign, Dry January®.Read more