A losing bet? Alcohol and gambling: investigating parallels and shared solutions
Alcohol Concern Cymru and the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPysch) Wales have published a joint report on the links between alcohol misuse and gambling, exploring key policy implications and recommendations.
The All-Ireland Young Men & Suicide Project
Suicide is a major cause of death among young males on the island of Ireland. Over the past ten years, the rate of deaths from suicide has been five times higher in males than in females. Although the rate of male suicide in Ireland is relatively low within the overall European Union (EU) context, the rate among young males is amongst the highest in the EU.
Behavioural change in relation to alcohol exposure in early pregnancy and impact on perinatal outcomes - a prospective cohort study
A detailed history of alcohol consumption pre-pregnancy and during early pregnancy was recorded at the first antenatal visit with follow-up of the mother and infant until discharge following birth. Adverse perinatal outcomes were compared for ‘non-drinkers’, ‘ex-drinkers’ and ‘current drinkers’.