Drug and Alcohol HIT News

Drug and Alcohol HIT 2023-24

  • 5th July 2024
Generating evidence to support healthier behaviours Members of the Drug and Alcohol HIT were part…

Nudging the public’s thirst for draught alcohol-free beers could significantly reduce alcohol-associated harms, new study finds

  • 21st March 2024
Making alcohol-free beer more widely available on draught in pubs and bars may help people…

First-of-its-kind ‘Carry Naloxone’ app launches to help save lives

  • 31st August 2023
A new app to access naloxone, the life-saving medicine to prevent an opioid overdose, is…

Alcohol dependency in adolescence, but not consumption, linked with later depression risk

  • 1st June 2023
Adolescents who show signs of alcohol dependence are more likely to develop depression by their…

Toolkit to help people who inject drugs look after their veins, minimise pain and prevent infections

  • 13th April 2023
A new toolkit to support people who inject drugs to care for their veins and…

Drug and Alcohol HIT 2022-23

  • 1st April 2023
Addressing drug related crime and death The HIT continues to be involved in the Bristol…

Maggie Telfer OBE: Bristol Drugs Project

  • 18th January 2023
We are saddened to learn that Maggie Telfer OBE, Chief Executive of Bristol Drugs Project,…

See photos from Bristol Health Partners 2022 conference

  • 6th October 2022
Bristol Health Partners conference took place on 4 October 2022. Click on a photo to…

Bristol Health Partners 10th anniversary conference gets delegates moving 

  • 6th October 2022
Bristol Health Partners Academic Health Science Centre welcomed more than 100 delegates to our…

Drug and Alcohol HIT reflects on 2021-22

  • 1st April 2022
Over the past year our Drug and Alcohol HIT has developed a renewed energy and…

Treatment for opioid dependence has an important role in suicide prevention

  • 16th December 2021
Opioid agonist treatment, commonly methadone or buprenorphine, for people dependent on heroin or other opioid…