Our partners

Our partners

Drink Wise, Age Well is made up of six strategic partners. Addaction is the lead partner and with Addiction NI and Drugs and Alcohol Charities Wales (DACW), they collectively have over 300 years’ experience in frontline alcohol service provision. This covers the entire UK and has helped to improve the lives of more than 10,000 people and their families.

Within the partnership, Royal Voluntary Service provide expertise on ageing issues and is strengthened by the resource of 35,000 volunteers, some who will act as ‘peer educators’. The International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) is the leading policy experts in ageing and longevity, whilst the Substance Misuse and Ageing Research Team at the University of Bedfordshire is the UK Academic lead in substance misuse and ageing. Together the partnership has worked closely to develop and implement the Drink Wise Age Well Programme.