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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.
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Time to absorb the course’s last five instalments on treatment in general. Prompted by the ‘failure’ of the US Project MATCH trial, a pivotal moment was the re-recognition that treatment is closer to “a culturally appropriate solution to a socially defined problem” than a technical fix to a medical dysfunction.
Working Together People, Practice and Policy in Alcohol Research Wednesday, 5th April 2017 – London Join us for our 2017 Annual Conference ‘Working Together: people, practice and policy in alcohol research’ where we will explore co-production, collaboration, and public involvement in alcohol research and practice.
Alcohol Research UK is delighted to announce that its Postgraduate and Early Career Symposium for 2017 will take place on Tuesday, 4th April 2017.
Alcohol Research UK and Fuse, the Centre for Translational Research in Public Health, are delighted to announce a joint one day workshop on patient and public involvement in research where we will explore different ways to design and assess research that aims for co-production. Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) is a requirement for most publicly […]
While alcohol harms can occur across society, many of those most profoundly affected are also the most vulnerable and hard to reach individuals. As a new study by researchers at Liverpool John Moores University shows, the role of alcohol in the lives of homeless drinkers can be very damaging
Vulnerable people at risk of homelessness and alcohol dependency need positive support networks in times of crisis, a new study suggests
Adverse significant life events combined with low levels of support and social isolation can increase the risk of a person becoming homeless and developing a dependence on alcohol, a new study suggests.
Yesterday, Public Health England released the latest update to their Local Alcohol Profiles for England. In addition to information on alcohol-related mortality, hospital admissions and treatment, this version includes new data on both alcohol sales and numbers of licensed premises.
Drinkers much less likely to notice responsible drinking messages in pub environment, says new study
Drinkers are much less likely to notice responsible drinking messages on posters displayed in a busy, cluttered pub environment than in a plain and simple room, show results of a study published today by psychologists at London South Bank University (LSBU) and Alcohol Research UK.