South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner and the alcohol education charity Drinkaware have come together with student unions’ in South Wales to launch a new scheme to safeguard students and raise awareness of sexual harassment within the night time economy. Specially trained staff, known as…
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Drinkaware letter to funders and stakeholders regrading criticism of partnership with Public Health England
Read the letter sent from Drinkaware Chief Executive, Elaine Hindal to Drinkaware funders and stakeholders on 14th September 2018, with regards to the criticism our partnership with Public Health England has received from a vocal minority of the public health community.
Published Friday 14th September 2018
Drinkaware is fully committed to helping people make informed choices about alcohol, suggesting otherwise wilfully misrepresents the charity
Our commitment to helping people make informed choices about alcohol is unswerving and to suggest otherwise is to wholly and wilfully misrepresent the charity and its aims.
Published Thursday 13th September 2018
PHE and Drinkaware launch Drink Free Days campaign
Working together for the first time, Public Health England and Drinkaware are launching a new campaign, Drink Free Days to help people cut down on the amount of alcohol they are regularly drinking.
Published Monday 10th September 2018
Drinkaware respond to study in The Lancet which suggests alcohol is associated with 2.8 million deaths each year worldwide
The study by the Global Burden of Disease published in The Lancet finds that alcohol is a leading risk factor for death and disease worldwide.
Published 24th August 2018
Drinkaware Crew branches out to keep Nottingham's festival revellers safe at Splendour festival
Drinkaware, in partnership with Splendour Festival, is launching a new scheme to keep festival goers safe. This will be the first festival outside London to have Drinkaware Crew.
Published 17th August 2018
Drinkaware gives evidence to Select Committee on sexual harassment and calls for bystanders to challenge the status quo in all public places
Chief Executive Elaine Hindal spoke of the damaging effect of unwanted and drunken sexual harassment and called for a greater challenge of its normalisation in public places.
Published 27th June 2018
Response to announcement of £6m support pledge for children of alcohol dependent parents
Drinkaware welcomes today’s announcement by Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health & Social Care.
Published 23rd April 2018
Worrying number of people drinking to cope with day-to-day pressures
New research reveals that almost three in five (58%) of all people (aged 18-75) who drink alcohol are doing so because it helps them to cope with the pressures of day to day life.
Published 11th January 2018
Response to Cambridge study on alcohol cancer links
Drinkaware responds to new University of Cambridge study on the link between alcohol and cancer.
Published 11th April 2018
Half of middle aged men who drink alcohol do so due to social pressure
According to a new Drinkaware / YouGov survey, which looks at adult drinking patterns in the UK, almost half (47%) of men between 35 and 75 who drink alcohol do so to fit in, be liked or to not feel left out; compared to only just over a third (36%) of women of the same age.
Published 15th November 2018
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54% of 18-24 year old female students experienced sexual harassment Drinkaware and UNILAD call on young people to ‘call-out’ incidents of sexual harassment on nights out, using #GropeFreeNights 60% of students say they really enjoy going out to get drunk Vomiting, passing out and needing…
Drinkaware responds to Chief Medical Officers’ advice on low risk drinking . Elaine Hindal, chief executive of alcohol education charity Drinkaware says : “Not everyone chooses to drink alcohol, but for those who do it’s important they understand how they can keep their risk to a minimum. …
Leading alcohol education charity Drinkaware has launched a new scheme in Bolton to help keep young people safe and enjoy their night out. In partnership with Greater Manchester Police (GMP), Drinkaware has introduced specially trained staff known as Drinkaware Crew at the Level nightclub in…
The report shows that in 2014-15, there were more than a million alcohol-related hospital admissions in England. In 2014, there were 6,831 alcohol-related deaths, a four per cent increase from the previous year. Dr John Larsen, Director of Evidence and Impact for alcohol education charity…