Drinkaware has appointed Dr Fiona Sim as chief medical advisor to chair its independent medical advisory panel and monitor the charity’s medical evidence.

Some young people are drinking to help them cope with problems, according to latest Drinkaware research. 

Approximately 3.4 million middle aged people who drink regularly are going to have health problems, according to an alcohol education charity.

Drunk children

04 December, 2012

UK: Children of parents who drink above the Government’s unit guidelines are more likely to have been drunk than children of parents who drink less, according to Drinkaware.

UK alcohol charity Drinkaware has appointed Elaine Hindal as its new chief executive. She succeeds Chris Sorek, who returned to the US earlier in the year. Hindal is to take up the post in January 2013.

UK charity Drinkaware has said that tougher action is needed to counter UK binge drinking.

UK: Alcohol awareness charity Drinkaware has found that more than half (53%) of parents who plan to provide their 16 and 17 year olds with alcohol for a week long summer holiday with friends will give them five or more bottles of spirits or wine.

UK: Alcohol awareness charity Drinkaware has appointed three new trustees to its board.

Alcohol awareness charity the Drinkaware Trust has issued a response to the Eurobarometer survey on alcohol.

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