About Alcohol Healthwatch About Alcohol Healthwatch

Alcohol Healthwatch is an organisation of professionals dedicated to reducing and preventing alcohol-related harm in Aotearoa New Zealand. 

Our role is to provide credible and up-to-date evidence-based information on matters relating to alcohol policy and planning. Our priority is to mobilise communities to take action on a range of alcohol-related harms, including fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.

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22 May 2020 - NZMJ Viewpoint: The practice of the alcohol industry as health educator: a critique. By Nicki Jackson & Rachael Dixon

Due to typically heavy patterns of drinking as well as differences in alcohol sensitivities and risk-taking behaviours, adolescents experience disprop... [Read more]

29 Apr 2020 - Keep calm and carry on drinking: alcohol industry’s message during COVID-19

Article by Dr Nicki Jackson for Drink Tank (FARE) about the alcohol industry and misinformation during COVID-19 [Read more]

4 Apr 2020 - Media: Government urged to rethink giving free reign to online alcohol sales

Dr Jackson is urging the Government to consider further action to restrict alcohol availability. “It is important that the Government considers ... [Read more]

2 Apr 2020 - E-News

Our first e-news for the decade. For some of our team, we are just extremely grateful to have been able to make it back to Aotearoa followin... [Read more]

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