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Alcoholism: Health Services

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 178546, tabled on 12 April 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the Addictions Strategy will include measures to prevent as well as treat alcohol addiction.

Answered on

15 April 2021

The scope of the United Kingdom cross-Government addiction strategy is still being developed but will consider a range of issues including drugs, alcohol and problem gambling. The Department will consider the emerging evidence around increased alcohol harms during the COVID-19 pandemic and what further action is needed as we develop the strategy.

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