A conference to welcome this year\'s Alcohol Awareness Week and to highlight the second hand harms of alcohol across the North East has been hailed a success.
Our latest conference, Enough is Enough: Calling Time on Second Hand Harm, is taking place on Friday 11th November.
The British Government should follow Scotlandís lead and commit to introduce an alcohol minimum pricing bill.
Stormont needs to move urgently to stop supermarkets selling cheap booze, the body which represents Ulsterís pubs has said.
The Stormont Executive is pressing ahead with plans which could see a minimum price of 40-50p per unit of alcohol introduced in Northern Ireland, in a bid to tackle binge-drinking.
Colin Shevills comments on student night set to hit the North East.
Alcohol Concern releases report on relationship between off-licence density and alcohol-related hospital admissions.
Colin Shevills, Director of Balance, the North East Alcohol Office, said: "Last night's Panorama really brought home the devastating impact of drinking too much"
Colin Shevills, Director of Balance, said: It is extremely encouraging that the number of young people in England choosing not to drink alcohol has once again increased.
Colin Shevills, Director at Balance, the North East Alcohol Office, said: Underage drinking carries serious repercussions so it is vital that parents talk to children about alcohol...