The number of 'under-thirties' being admitted to hospital for alcohol-related liver disease in the North East has risen by 400% in the last 10 years.
In 2003, 23 people were admitted. But this year, 115 'under-thirties' were admitted with liver problems.
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Joseph Hemmingway from Newcastle had been drinking heavily, leaving passengers 'scared for their lives'.
The victim was assaulted near Redcar cemetery in the early hours of Friday October 2.
They are demanding the government take action to ensure a viable future for steel on Teesside using all tools at its disposal.