Alcohol and domestic abuse in the context of COVID-19 restrictions

1 April 2020


Dr Sarah Fox and Professor Sarah Galvani, Substance Use and Associated Behaviours Research Centre, Manchester Metropolitan University, England

In the wake of this global pandemic, figures already show an increase in domestic abuse reports around the world. Lockdown measures require people to stay at home, even when that home may not be a safe place for them. This briefing, produced by Dr Sarah Fox and Prof. Sarah Galvani in collaboration with Adfam and Alcohol Change UK, offers some considerations relating to alcohol and domestic violence during the restrictions placed on households as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Download the briefing.