Healthy life expectancy: why tackling alcohol is key

18th May 2022 | Dr Alison Giles
Healthy life expectancy: why tackling alcohol is key

If the Government is serious about extending healthy life expectancy for all, it must get serious about tackling alcohol. With the Health Disparities White Paper being published soon, IAS’ Dr Alison Giles looks at what should be done. Read more »

Alcohol and gender: Thinking beyond the binary

15th February 2022 | Dr Dean Connolly
Alcohol and gender: Thinking beyond the binary

A new study assessing alcohol use, reduction and harm among trans and non-binary people is looking to recruit study participants. Read the blog for further information and a link to the participation survey. Read more »

Creating a healthy system to help parents

18th January 2022 | Patrick Myers
Creating a healthy system to help parents

Patrick Myers of the Department for Work & Pensions reflects on the success of a project that brings together treatment and children’s services to improve treatment outcomes. Read more »

Alcohol problems and insurance

18th November 2020 | Jonathan Goodliffe
Alcohol problems and insurance

Insurance is not usually associated with alcohol problems, but there are good reasons for focusing on the two subjects in conjunction, as they give rise to multiple problems, argues Jonathan Goodliffe Read more »

The Blue Light Project

3rd October 2019 | Mike Ward
The Blue Light Project

Mike Ward describes Alcohol Change UK’s national initiative to develop alternative approaches and care pathways for change resistant drinkers Read more »

Buy a lady a drink

8th January 2018 | Kristina Sperkova
Buy a lady a drink

Matt Damon has an alcohol problem… but it’s not what you think, writes Kristina Sperkova Read more »

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 »

Helping local areas reduce the impact of alcohol harm

26th August 2016 | Kevin Fenton
Helping local areas reduce the impact of alcohol harm

The CLeaR self-assessment for alcohol tool, is a new evidence-based approach designed to help “kick-start local conversations between key stakeholders about how to improve the wide range of outcomes affected by harmful drinking”, says Kevin Fenton Read more »