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19/01/2022

Health experts react with alarm to findings of new alcohol study...

Balance together with doctors expressed alarm at a major new study showing that those already at risk of harm from drinking bought significantly more alcohol during Covid-19 lockdowns...

20/12/2021

More people than ever plan to go alcohol free this January

North East Councils join Balance in encouraging people to take part in Dry January - as new research shows nearly 1 in 5 people (18%) who drink alcohol are planning to take a month...

30/11/2021

Health experts call on Government to take action on alcohol marketing...

A North East dad who got his life back after treatment for alcohol dependency has described how alcohol ads can make recovery harder – and joined experts in calling on the Government...

11/11/2021

Calls for hard hitting alcohol campaigns to be rolled out nationally...

An MP who won acclaim for sharing in Parliament his recovery journey from alcohol addiction has joined calls from the Alcohol Health Alliance for hard hitting tobacco style campaigns...

08/11/2021

Balance and the NHS launch new alcohol and cancer campaign

ONLY 1 in 3 North East adults are aware that alcohol can cause cancer. But alarming figures reveal that four out 10 people (around 855,000 people) are drinking enough to significantly...

27/10/2021

Balance responds to Autumn Budget announcements

Balance and Fresh have responded to the announcements from the Chancellor in the Autumn Budget regarding alcohol and tobacco duty.

18/10/2021

North East health leaders call for urgent action on cheap alcohol...

Health leaders from the North East and North Cumbria are calling for urgent action on cheap alcohol in the Chancellor’s autumn budget as part of the Government’s “levelling up” aims....

08/09/2021

No alcohol during pregnancy is safest….warning for FASD Day

Balance is reminding North East families about the risks of drinking during pregnancy for International Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Day on 9 Sept.

25/08/2021

Comment on surge in young adult smoking and adult high-risk drinking...

Fresh Balance responds to a study published today (Wednesday 25th August) in the journal Addiction and funded by Cancer Research UK [1]

15/07/2021

Alcohol and Covid-19: A Perfect Storm

Around 855,000 North East adults and 60% of male drinkers were drinking above low risk limits during 2020 . And nearly 1 in 4 heavier drinkers ended up drinking more.