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Over half of councils do not have a strategy in place to help children of alcoholics despite the ‘horrific’ impact of parental alcohol misuse, a new parliamentary report has warned.
Public health officials in Liverpool are abandoning the use of alcohol units in their struggle against heavy drinking and are instead now talking about calories.
Councils ‘disappointed’ at lack of public health objective in the Licensing Act as new figures reveal over 7,000 people died because of alcohol last year.
A pilot scheme to provide a safe space to help people sober up has been launched by Westminster City Council.
Plans to introduce a minimum price for alcohol have been unveiled in Wales to help crack down on excessive drinking.
The first round of funding to projects that tackle drug dependency and support children in care has been awarded to ten projects.
An organisation dedicated to tackling underage drinking is set to double the number of its local groups around the country.
Patchy services across the country are trapping vulnerable women in ‘cycle of disadvantage’ a new report has warned.
Over ,1000 jobs have been saved after a drug and alcohol abuse charity went into administration due to ‘unsustainable financial pressure’.
Extra funding has been announced to pay for a new drug and alcohol prevention programme in schools and community settings.