Public policies should be looking to increase awareness of the link between alcohol and suicide and to assess and treat problematic alcohol use as a way to prevent suicide.
Alcohol has long been identified as the key problem in Alice Springs crime - and bans and policing its primary solutions. But that is far too simplistic, which is why is hasn’t worked.
Loneliness and social isolation are some of the strongest predictors of poor health. But many studies informing Canada’s new alcohol guidelines don’t consider social connection at all.
Whenever there is talk of a “crime wave” in Indigenous communities, the response has always been paternalistic and harsh. The evidence shows it doesn’t work.
New research suggests senior athletes use binge drinking culture to display dominance over novices.
Here are some simple things you can do everyday to help your immune system fight off infections.
The number of deaths related to alcohol use in the US grew by a staggering 25% between 2019 and 2020, the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Removing alcohol from wine and beer can be an expensive undertaking. But the craft industry is applying some smart low-tech options – with great results!
Drinking alcohol with some medicine means they may not work so well. With others, you risk a life-threatening overdose.
Would it lessen the ‘Australianness’ of the 20th century pub if we understood the ‘lavatory’ tiles in a broader context?
Certain genes and personality traits may explain why some people can hardly function the day after a night of drinking.
You might think it’s fine to have a few with friends before heading for a night out, but alcohol-related harms actually increase with pre-drinking.
Nearly 10,000 people died from alcohol in 2021.
Young people in high-income countries now drink much less than their counterparts 20 years ago. But the opposite is happening in developing countries. Why? Listen to The Conversation Weekly podcast.
For years, we’ve taken major sporting events, a public holiday, added alcohol and gambling, then watched domestic violence rates rise. It’s time we did something different.
Our study found women aren’t necessarily aware of the link between alcohol and breast cancer. And even when they are, they aren’t always able to ‘choose’ to quit.
A recent French Senate report calling on a ban on alcohol use while hunting has prompted the wrath of the country’s hunting lobby. Do its arguments hold water?
More than a dozen women’s organizations pleaded with the federal government to slow down and treat their concerns seriously about Bill C-28. It didn’t listen.
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is a multifaceted disorder. There are complex reasons why this population may be at higher risk for suicide, suicide attempts and suicidal ideation.
Should teens drink alcohol? Ideally, no. But in the real world, here are some tips on how to minimise harm.