Half of people in the UK aged 50 and over report binge drinking during COVID-19 lock-down

According a report published by the alcohol and mental health charity ‘We Are With You’, an estimated 51% of over 50s reported drinking alcohol at a level that could cause health problems during COVID-19 lock-down. Additionally, around one in four reported drinking at high-risk levels. An estimated 5 million people aged 50 and over have drunk alcohol alone as a result of COVID-19 restrictions.

Source: https://www.wearewithyou.org.uk/media/press-release-archive/more-four-million-over-50s-are-binge-drinking-least-once-week-during-lockdown/