Alcohol

Excessive drinking is a major cause of disease and health inequalities are clearly evident as a result of alcohol-related harm.

  • The annual cost of alcohol misuse to society is around £21 billion. It was also estimated that there is a £3 social return for every £1 spent on alcohol treatment.
  • There is a 23-year life expectancy reduction in patients with alcohol-related conditions.
  • It is important to acknowledge the impact of covid19 pandemic on both the changes on alcohol consumption and access to care and treatment.

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Our resources

Our resources

Data and reports

We have produced the following needs assessments:

We have also produced an analysis of the overlap between obesity, alcohol and smoking (PDF, 636.3 KB) and an analysis of the One You initiative in Kent and alcohol and liver disease profiles for CCGs in Kent.

Requests

If you can't find what you were looking for,  we complete over 200 ad-hoc requests for analysis each year. Please contact us here.
External resources

External resources

A number of organisations produce statistics relating to alcohol and its impact on health, both at national and local level.