Jo-Anne is a final year SSA-funded PhD researcher at the University of Liverpool. Jo-Anne has previously worked in secondary mental health care and academic research. Her current work focuses on co-occurring alcohol and mental health problems and understanding the role of socioeconomic status on these issues. Jo-Anne is interested in applying this work to policy and examining how these issues are addressed in practice. Additionally, Jo-Anne is interested in examining co-occurring alcohol and mental health problems across racial and ethnic minority groups.