#TeamBartsHealth blogs

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Should you go ‘Dry in January’?

Doctor Mark Winwood, principal psychologist from our psychological support service at Barts Health talks about the evidence around reducing alcohol and maybe use Dry January as a catalyst for more long term health improvement.

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Overcoming alcohol addiction: It was up to me to find me again

Alcohol awareness week ran from 21 – 27 November this year. As a Trust, we are tackling stigmas around addiction and seeking guidance, especially around the festive period where social drinking, family bereavement and mental health difficulty can all play a part in consumption.

Tackling underrepresentation in STEM

In Summer 2022, we joined Health Data Research UK’s Black Internship programme. The initiative is aimed at Black people who are recent graduates or are completing their undergraduate degree. The programme aims to tackle underrepresentation of Black people within science, technology, engineering, and mathematics careers.

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