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24th July 2015
Drinkaware responds to BMJ Open online journal article about harmful middle-aged drinkers
In response to a study published in the online journal BMJ Open which suggests middle-aged people are more at risk from harmful drinking, John Larsen, Director of Evidence and Impact for alcohol education charity Drinkaware, says:
17th July 2015
Parents unaware of the risk of copycat kids mimicking their alcohol habits on holiday, warns Drinkaware
Ahead of the summer holidays, a time of year when parents may be more likely to drink in front of their children*, research by alcohol education charity Drinkaware reveals that 44% of parents in the UK who drink in front of their child** say they witness their children mimicking their drinking behaviour - such as saying ‘cheers’ or pretending to sip alcohol.
25th June 2015
Drinkaware response to Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) statistics on alcohol related hospital admissions
In response to Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) statistics on alcohol related hospital admissions, published (25th June 2015), Dr Sarah Jarvis, Medical Advisor for alcohol education charity Drinkaware, says:
29th May 2015
Around 3.4 million middle aged drinkers sleepwalking into health problems, reveals Drinkaware
Around 3.4 million middle aged people are revealed by alcohol education charity Drinkaware as the nation’s hidden drinkers, regularly drinking above the lower risk limits* despite many recognising the potential health harms.
19th May 2015
Drinkaware team up with Radio 1 DJ MistaJam to launch new campaign across the North West
A new Drinkaware advertising campaign aimed at tackling the issue of sexual harassment on drunken nights out, and featuring BBC Radio 1Xtra DJ MistaJam, launches this week in cinemas, bars and clubs, and online in the North West.
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Drinkaware in the news
- 23rd July 2015 | Mail Online UK Middle class drink epidemic: Affluent over-50s 'sleep-walking' into health crisis by being most likely to consume harmful levels of alcohol each week
- 11th July 2015 | Mail Online Why do you always get ill on holiday? Experts reveal ten reasons for feeling below par on your travels and how you can stop poor health from sabotaging this year’s break
- 7th June 2015 | Daily Mail Why we should learn to say 'when': The sobering truth is that it's not teenagers but middle-aged professional women who are the biggest problem drinkers