Recognising the connection between alcohol use and mental health, Alcohol Action Ireland and Mental Health Ireland have established a working partnership to develop policy that will target the damaging impact of alcohol on our mental health.
Martin Rogan, CEO of Mental Health Ireland said, “This partnership recognises the considerable co-morbidity between alcohol harm and mental health challenges.
“The research is clear; many Irish people seek the short-term refuge of alcohol at a time of personal difficulty or crisis, which can compound their original difficulty, as alcohol is a depressant.
Source: alcoholireland.ie, 2019. Accessed on October 17th 2019