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Alcohol Research UK is an independent charity that tackles alcohol-related harm by funding high quality, impartial research. Since 1980, we have produced over 100 reports into alcohol harm, treatment, policy and culture.
Latest from Drug and Alcohol Findings
For the first time, a study in England has shown that the more strongly a local government area regulates the licensing of alcohol outlets, the greater the reduction in alcohol-related harm within the population, as reflected in the number of hospital admissions.
Alcohol dependency is a complex problem to which there are no simple solutions. There are many routes into dependency, many ways in which it manifests itself and many approaches to treatment. However, dependent drinkers also require access to large, affordable volumes of alcohol. Recent research by Professor Jonathan Chick and colleagues shows that, in Scotland […]
A fresh bout of media attention on the revised alcohol guidelines hit the headlines last week as survey figures released by CAMRA suggest much of the public ‘disagree with official health guidelines on alcohol consumption’.
A letter in Clinical Medicine, based on an Alcohol Research UK- funded study of heavy drinkers in Scotland, suggests that the majority of super-strength cider sold in Scotland may be consumed by dependent drinkers.
An updated briefing from the the British Medical Assocation (BMA) provides guidance for medical and other professionals on addressing alcohol and drug use in the workplace, including guidance on supporting or recruiting employees with histories of substance misuse.
Drinking amongst children and young people; one of the most frequently discussed alcohol policy topics – and arguably with good reason.