New research on schools, parents and adolescent alcohol use

A new Alcohol Research UK study suggests children whose parents exert greater control over their free time activities drink less frequently.  The research team, based at Queen’s University Belfast, looked at survey data for children attending more than 40 schools over an eleven-year period.  Click on ‘Alcohol Library’ above to read the full report.

Investigating Parental Monitoring, School And Family Influences On Adolescent Alcohol Use

Research and Development Grant

Children whose parents exert greater control over their free time activities tend to drink less frequently. Early control has a lasting influence on alcohol use

An evaluation of the Moving Parents and Children Together (M-PACT) Programme

Research and Development Grant

Substance misuse severely affects families especially children. Members of Black and minority ethnic (BME) communities face additional complex issues.