Priority 7 from the Alcohol-related Liver Disease PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Does the stigma associated with alcohol misuse affect the willingness of people with alcohol-related liver disease to ask for help? (JLA PSP Priority 7)
Overall ranking 7
JLA question ID 0044/7
Explanatory note (including examples of original survey submissions) Stigmatisation of patients with alcohol problems is seen as an issue by professionals, and to an extent by those using health services. "What more can be done to ease stigma and prejudice towards people with alcohol issues to allow them to come forward for help more readily and before major damage has been caused?"
Evidence None identified    
Health Research Classification System category Oral and Gastrointestinnal
Extra information provided by this PSP
Submitted by 2 Patients,  2 Carers, 6  Professionals.
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0044
PSP name Alcohol-related Liver Disease
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 45 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 16 September 2016