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Drug Addiction & Dying

4,561 deaths related to drug poisoning were registered in England and Wales in 2020, the highest number since records began in 1993. This is a 3.8% increase on the statistics from 2019, when there were 4,393 registered deaths related to drug poisoning. More than two thirds of registered drug poisonings are attributed to males – […]

Alcohol Consumption Statistics

Between 2018/19, 1.2 million people in England were admitted to hospital for alcohol related consumption, making up a staggering 7.4% of all admissions during that time period. [1] 14 units of alcohol a week is the limit recommended by the Chief Medical Officer. [2]. England has an estimated 586,780 dependent drinkers. [3] A dependent drinker […]

Health & Homelessness

Research from the Museum of Homelessness has revealed that a homeless person dies every 19 hours, as reported in their 2019 figures. In 2019 there were an estimated 778 deaths of homeless people registered in England and Wales, a 7.2% increase from 2018. [1] The number of homeless deaths have increased a staggering 61.4% since […]