University of Brighton conducts “first comprehensive review of alcohol misuse in the UK’s LGBTQ+ communities”

Graham Robson January 24, 2023

The 29 studies examined by the University of Brighton and Anglia Ruskin University research team, all pointed to rates of alcohol misuse being higher among LGBTQ+ people (including trans and non-binary people) compared to heterosexual and cisgender people.

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New report reveals impact of substance use on LGB young people

Graham Robson October 5, 2022

The Mix, a charity that provides free, confidential support for young people under 25 via online, social and mobile, has released a new report which looks at how young LGB people are impacted by substance use, and reveals how LGB communities are more likely to experience mental health challenges with substance use.

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Sam Thomas launches ‘See the Bigger Picture’ petition to coincide with Alcohol Awareness Week

Graham Robson November 17, 2020

The petition calls on government to improve the way those with both mental health and substance use issues are assessed for treatment.

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Community News

UKAT figures reveal more alcoholics than ever check into South East rehabs

Graham Robson September 13, 2020

Figures from the UK Addiction Treatment Group reveal that more alcoholics than ever before have admitted themselves into rehabs across the South East during the four month peak of the Coronavirus crisis

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