Impacts and Awards

Independent evaluation of impact, effectiveness and fidelity

  • The Talk About Alcohol programme is evidenced to significantly raise the age of onset of drinking through the delivery of 4 lessons in Year 8 and 2 top up lessons in Year 9 (NFER 2013).
  • This effect gets significantly stronger as teenagers get older (NFER 2015).
  • It is equally effective for ethnic minorities (NFER 2013).
  • It is effective in areas of multiple deprivation where alcohol-related harms for under 18s are highest in England (2016 UCL Institute of Education).



Chris Donovan Alcohol Awareness for Young People Award 2018