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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.
This website is currently under review following our merger with Alcohol Concern. All existing content will remain available and unchanged until this process is complete.
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 […]
The trustees of Alcohol Research UK and Alcohol Concern are pleased to announce the merger of the two charities following the completion of detailed negotiations over the last six months. The move will place the unified organisation in a much stronger position to achieve its joint mission of reducing the harms caused by alcohol; combining […]
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.