This report presents the findings of the Commission on Alcohol Harm, which was established in 2020 to examine the current evidence on alcohol harm and the changes needed to reduce this harm. The commission heard […]
I cut my drinking due to my breast cancer risk
As part of Breast Cancer Prevention Week, Charlie reflects on her decision to cut down on drinking to reduce her breast cancer risk.
AHA Budget Submission Spring 2023
The Alcohol Health Alliance UK have submitted a representation ahead of the Spring 2023 budget, setting out: The submission makes the following recommendations: Read the full submission here:
‘It’s everywhere’ – alcohol’s public face and private harm
AHA responds to ONS figures on alcohol-specific deaths in 2021
In response to ONS data on alcohol-specific deaths in the UK in 2021 which found: Professor Sir Ian Gilmore, Chair of the Alcohol Health Alliance, said: “It is a national tragedy that the number of […]
Alcohol and COVID-19: A perfect storm
This report from Balance examines the evidence of people’s drinking habits during the COVID-19 pandemic and asks what steps the Government must take to reduce alcohol harm
Alcohol management in Deep End practices
This study shows the effectiveness of specialist addictions nurses in general practices in the most disadvantaged areas of Glasgow in treating alcohol problems
What is FASD Awareness Month?
Alcohol can harm children even before they are born. The National Organisation for FASD share why FASD Awareness Month is needed.
What to do when you find out you have alcohol-related liver disease
Top tips from the British Liver Trust about what to do if you are diagnosed with alcohol-related liver disease
Alcohol harm on the rise during COVID-19 pandemic, says Public Health England
Increased alcohol consumption during the pandemic, particularly amongst heavy drinkers, is likely driving an unprecedented acceleration in alcoholic liver disease deaths, according to Public Health England. Public Health England has today published the trends in […]
Alcohol Health Alliance responds to Lancet study on alcohol and cancer
Around 741,000 of all new cancer cases in 2020 may be associated with drinking alcohol, according to a new study released today. The global study, published in The Lancet Oncology, estimates that 4% of all […]