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COVID-19 and alcohol consumption
Dr Sadie Boniface – Head of Research, IAS
The second Institute of Alcohol Studies briefing on alcohol consumption during the COVID-19 pandemic (08 Oct) warns of the hidden harm from the rise in increasing and higher risk drinking and highlights the need for the UK Government to find public health solutions to the issue.
Speaking on the podcast, Dr Sadie Boniface, IAS's head of research, who authored the briefing, hinted at the impact that increased consumption among the heaviest drinkers may have on treatment providers for substance problems.