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What Family Drug and Alcohol Courts do

27th February 2017 | Gabriella Brent
What Family Drug and Alcohol Courts do

Gabriella Brent on the positive impact that Family Drug and Alcohol Courts have had on the lives of those involved in care proceedings who suffer from substance misuse Read more »

Murder in a can

22nd February 2017 | Mike Nicholas
Murder in a can

Mike Nicholas of Thames Reach writes of the destructive effect of high-strength alcohol on the lives of homeless rough sleepers Read more »

Kick alcohol sponsorship out of sport

1st February 2017 | Carwyn Jones
Kick alcohol sponsorship out of sport

Professor Carwyn Jones argues that industry attempts to resist marketing legislation on ethical grounds must be sidelined in favour of protecting children from harms caused by alcohol Read more »

Communicating the health harms of alcohol to the public

15th November 2016 | Sir Ian Gilmore
Communicating the health harms of alcohol to the public

As Alcohol Awareness Week 2016 begins, Professor Sir Ian Gilmore, chair of the Alcohol Health Alliance and special advisor on alcohol to the RCP, explains what the government should do to communicate the harms associated with alcohol to the public Read more »