alcohol drinking

Research on binge drinking that draws on two large longitudinal data sets – the Birth Cohort Study 1970 (BCS), and the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC).

Research shares the ‘voices of experience’ of 61 people who drink on the streets or who used to. It explores the changes that street drinkers want to make in their lives, how far change is possible, and how people can be supported to make positive changes.

This report presents findings of a mixed-method study exploring how alcohol is represented in media consumed by young people, young people’s own interpretations of these representations, and the influence of the media and celebrities on young people’s attitudes to alcohol and their alcohol consumption. It also examines the views of media professionals on the production of alcohol-related content, the potential influence of the media on young consumers, and the role of the media in health promotion. Report published by the Joseph Rowntree foundation in September 2011.

This report presents the findings from a major study of young people and their relationship with alcohol, and explores the wide range of influences on their drinking.

Summary of report that explores the links between young people’s interethnic friendships and their drinking patterns and behaviours.

Report that explores the links between young people’s interethnic friendships and their drinking patterns and behaviours.

This Round-up examines family and friendship influences on young people’s drinking habits, in order to shed light on how the negative aspects of young people’s drinking culture in the UK might be changed.

The summary was published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation in January 2011.