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Latest press release

15 September 2020

Drinkaware reaches millions as it sharpens focus on alcohol harm  

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Drinkaware reaches millions as it sharpens focus on alcohol harm CIPD report on alcohol and the workplace welcomed by Drinkaware Drinkaware warns lockdown level drinking could have lasting impact as research reveals worrying drinking trends Adults who think age and wisdom protect them from peer pressure to drink, should think again, reveals study. Drinkaware offers practical advice for licensed venues ahead of reopening Drinkaware responds to research from Direct Line and the Global Drugs Survey on drinking during lockdown Drinkaware responds to BMJ on tackling alcohol harms and the nation’s recovery from covid-19 Employers urged to support staff well being as research reveals furloughed workers drinking more on lockdown Drinkaware responds to worrying trend for lockdown drinking challenges Sales rise in alcohol could trigger temptation in the home as nation on lockdown Coronavirus alcohol and anxiety five important facts Drinkaware launches new campaign against drink driving Drinkaware responds to NHS digital statistics on alcohol in England 2020 Drinkaware signs third local area to nightlife crew training A quarter of UK adults cut down on drinking in January Drinkaware partners with Asda to promote drink free days Drinkaware launches refreshed workplace training Drinkaware responds to tragic hollyoaks storyline Drinkaware relaunches night time economy safety scheme Midlife drinkers turn to alcohol free alternatives for dry January New study finds tis the season for peak drinking and hangovers Alcohol awareness week: seven commonly asked questions about alcohol Alcohol awareness week 11-17 November 2019 Letter to the editor alcohol and pregnancy Alcohol and pregnancy information Drinkaware Cup attracting more walking football teams as midlife men and women see health benefits Eastenders working with drinkaware on upcoming storyline Less than half of mid life drinkers cutting back despite heightened alcohol risk New research lifts lid on peer pressure culture around alcohol Prevention green paper response Drinkaware respond to new alcohol harm survey Drinkawares Dr John Larsen responds to Lancet Report Drinkaware appoints the corner for Drink Free Days campaign Drink Free Days are not just for January Drinkaware welcomes new trustees and non executive director Almost a third of UK drinkers do not recognise the link between alcohol and heart problems Scottish FA announce new walking football partnership with Drinkaware Drinkaware unequivocally committed to reducing alcohol harm Drink Free Days campaign one month on Statement regarding claims of Drinkaware misleading the public Women encouraged to have more drink free days to reduce their risk of developing breast cancer Update letter to funders and stakeholders regarding criticism of PHE partnership CEO blog better decisions about alcohol Drinkaware is fully committed to helping people make informed choices about alcohol suggesting otherwise wilfully misrepresents the charity Public Health England and Drinkaware launch Drink Free Days Drinkaware respond to study in the lancet which suggests alcohol is associated with 28 million deaths each year worldwide Drinkaware Crew branches out to keep Nottinghams festival revellers safe at Splendour Festival CEO blog drunken sexual harassment isnt normal nor should it be tolerated Drinkaware gives evidence on sexual harassment and calls for bystanders to challenge the status quo in all public places Response to announcement of 6m support pledge for children of alcohol dependent parents Worrying number of people drinking to cope with day to day pressures Response to Cambridge study on alcohol cancer links Half of middle aged men who drink alcohol do so due to social pressure Three quarters of young people have witnessed sexual harassment while out drinking Response to minimum unit pricing ruling Drinkaware letter to the guardian in response to the article drinks industry downplaying alcohol cancer link Drinkaware responds to publication of LSHTM study Drinkaware response to ONS avoidable mortality data New Drinkaware research shows children look to parents for guidance on alcohol Drinkaware appoints new Chief Medical Advisor Ten years of helping people make better choices about their drinking A third of Britons drink alcohol because it helps them when they feel depressed or nervous according to Drinkaware Drinkaware comments on actor Brad Pitts recent discussion of alcohol and its effects Drinkaware responds to ONS drinking habits 2005 2016 release Drinkaware helping young people in Shoreditch stay safe on a night out Drinkaware ambassadors invited into Asdas stores to help customers understand safe levels of drinking Drinkaware Crew to help vulnerable clubbers in Glasgow venues New statistics on alcohol related hospital admissions and deaths released Stomach and moobs top the list of physical concerns for midlife men Drinkaware responds to chief medical officers advice on low risk drinking Drinkaware Crew launched in South Wales Sexual harassment tops list of risks for female students on nights out Drinkaware Crew set up to keep Boltons young people safe on a night out Drinkaware Crew set up to keep Bristols young people safe on a night out Letter to funders and stakeholders regarding criticism of PHE partnership TV stars from Gogglebox Rev Kate and Graham Bottley support our little less campaign Half of UK middle aged men drinking above guidelines UK drinkers trying to cut down through willpower alone One in four regret drunken behaviour during festive season reveals Drinkaware Drinkaware Club hosts pilot launches in South West England New research from alcohol education charity Drinkaware finds young people may be drinking alcohol to cope Drinkaware launches new alcohol education resources for schools Students call for universities to take action against drunken sexual harassment Better information needed to help people understand health risks associated with alcohol UK drinking habits must not be overlooked England Rugby teams up with Drinkaware Drinkaware responds to ONS alcohol related deaths in the uk report Drinkaware welcomes clarity of the new alcohol guidelines Alcohol Health Alliance UK: Drinkaware's Response

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