IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Around 2 billion people worldwide consume alcohol. Of those, an estimated 76 million people are affected by alcohol misuse disorders. In honour of Dry January, we're bringing attention to the issues alcohol can have on our mental health.
Examining our relationship with alcohol and its effects on mental health.
That's about 1% of
the entire population
The number of people in England thought to be alcohol-dependent
That's about 10% of
all suicides in England
The average number of deaths by suicide in mental health patients per year who also had a history of alcohol abuse, between 2007 and 2017
The proportion of deaths by suicide among UK mental health patients who had a history of drug or alcohol abuse
1 in 3
The proportion of adults with probable alcohol dependence who were receiving treatment and services for their mental or emotional health in 2014
Fact sheets, tools, and insights from the team.
Alcohol and your mental health
Alcohol and mental health
All documents produced and provided by Alcohol Change UK.
Find more helpful factsheets to help with alcohol consumption here.
Thought-provoking videos and talks.