June 2023; Dr. Amanda Atkinson, Reader in the Sociology of Public Health at Liverpool John Moores University Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) and the Scottish Alcohol Research Network (SARN)are proud to host our Alcohol Occasionals seminar series, which showcases new and innovativeresearch on alcohol. These events provide the chance for researchers, healthcare professionals, Read More →

Drug and Alcohol Review; 04 December 2023 Kerri Coomber, Ryan Baldwin, Nicholas Taylor, Sarah Callinan, Claire Wilkinson, John W. Toumbourou, Tanya Chikritzhs, Peter G. Miller Abstract Introduction Variation in alcohol availability is an important driver of levels of consumption and harm, with recent increases in online alcohol home delivery use expanding availability. There is limited research on the impacts of these changes Read More →

Drug & Alcohol Review; 04 December 2023; https://doi.org/10.1111/dar.13783  Coomber, Ryan Baldwin, Nicholas Taylor, Sarah Callinan, Claire Wilkinson, John W. Toumbourou, Tanya Chikritzhs, Peter G. Miller Abstract Introduction Variation in alcohol availability is an important driver of levels of consumption and harm, with recent increases in online alcohol home delivery use expanding availability. There is limited research on the impacts of these changes and the Read More →

Drug Alcohol Rev. 2022 Sep; 41(6): 1444–1456 ; Published online 2022 Jun 27. doi: 10.1111/dar.13497 Monica H. Swahn, 1 , 2 Rachel Culbreth, 3 Ari Fodeman, 4 Cherell Cottrell‐Daniels, 2 Nazarius Mbona Tumwesigye, 5 David H. Jernigan, 6 Rogers Kasirye, 7 and Isidore Obot 8    Introduction To determine the role of alcohol marketing, perceptions of marketing and social norms on heavy alcohol use and problem drinking among vulnerable youth in Uganda. Methods The Read More →

Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy; David Whiteley, Deborah Rickards-Hill, Elena Dimova and Carol Emslie ABSTRACT Background: Harmful alcohol use is more prevalent among sexual and gender minorities (SGMs) than their cisgender/heterosexual counterparts. the reasons for this are complex, incorporating alcohol’s normalization and availability in social settings, its importance to identity construction, and drinking to cope Read More →

Movendi; June 24, 2020 Women are one of Big Alcohol’s major target groups along with children and youth. There are various methods the alcohol industry uses to try and convert women into using alcohol. Despite alcohol having very specific harms on women, such as the fact that women can get addicted to substances with smaller amounts Read More →

Alcohol Focus Scotland ; February 2023 Summary • People with (or at risk of) an alcohol problem are at increased risk from alcohol marketing, as they experience disproportionate harm from alcohol use and have increased susceptibility to alcohol marketing. • Alcohol marketers explicitly target people who drink heavily, so that they are regularly exposed to Read More →