Alcohol use disorders are the most important preventable risk factors for the onset of all types of dementia, especially early-onset dementia. This according to a nationwide observational study, published in The Lancet Public Health journal, of over one million adults diagnosed with dementia in France. This study looked specifically at the effect of alcohol use disorders and…

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Children Charity

The NSPCC’s helpline has seen a rise in the number of people reporting drug and alcohol use around children over the last three years. 1,176 people from the North West contacted the charity last year to describe potential substance misuse amongst adults when children and young people were in their care or nearby. The number…

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New Leaf Alcohol Statistics

Statistics for alcohol concern Below are the latest alcohol concern statistics: In the UK, in 2014 there were 8,697 alcohol-related deaths Alcohol is 10% of the UK burden of disease and death, making alcohol one of the three biggest lifestyle risk factors for disease and death in the UK, after smoking and obesity An estimated…

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