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Strategy for reducing alcohol related harm

Northern Ireland. Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety.

Strategy for reducing alcohol related harm

by Northern Ireland. Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety.

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Published by The Department in Belfast .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDepartment of Health, Social Services and Public Safety.
The Physical Object
Pagination37p. :
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18446871M

Call for Evidence: The EU Alcohol Strategy (PDF 55 KB)Background. Alcohol is a major contributor to the loss of life and burden of disease in Europe. The misuse of alcohol is associated with a wide range of physical, pscyhological and social harms and the costs to individuals, communities and society are widely recognised.   Harmful use of alcohol in the Western Pacific The harmful use of alcohol is a global problem which compromises both individual and social development. Alcohol is the world's third largest risk factor for premature mortality, disability and loss of health, resulting in million deaths each year.

include smoking related diseases and heavy alcohol use concomitant with, or subsequent to, heavy drug use. 1 Newcombe, R. () The Reduction of drug related harm: a conceptual framework for theory, practice and research. In, O’hare et al (Eds.) The reduction of drug related harm. London Routledge Strategy Book 2 Text:Layout 1 12/05/   This strategy sets out proposals to cut 'binge drinking', alcohol-fuelled violence, and number of people drinking to damaging levels. Published 23 March This was published under the to.

One study found that early onset of alcohol use (i.e., by age 12) was associated with subsequent alcohol abuse and related problem behaviors in later adolescence, including alcohol-related violence, injuries, drinking and driving, absenteeism from school or work, and increased risk for using other drugs (Gruber et al. ). K.E. Farsalinos, in Analytical Assessment of E-Cigarettes, Tobacco Harm Reduction and e-Cigarettes. Harm reduction is the strategy, policy, and philosophy of reducing risk and thus the morbidity and mortality associated with an action or condition. Widely known examples are needle and syringe exchange programs and opioid substitution therapy for intravenous drug users to .


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Strategy for reducing alcohol related harm by Northern Ireland. Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Small changes can make a big difference in reducing your chances of having alcohol-related problems. Strategy for reducing alcohol related harm book strategies you choose, give them a fair trial. If one approach doesn't work, try something else.

But if you haven't made progress in cutting down after 2 to 3 months, consider quitting drinking altogether, seeking professional help, or. This Strategy focuses on reducing the harmful use of alcohol, in particular its impact on public health and welfare.

It has been developed on the basis of a review of the literature on alcohol-related harm, experiences from countries and areas within the Region, and consultations with technical experts and other stakeholders, such as.

Harm reduction has also been used in primary and secondary prevention programs aimed at reducing unintended pregnancies. A recent review demonstrated that programs that incorporate messages about both delayed abstinence and the use of condoms and contraception were more effective than those delivering abstinence-only are many other examples of.

Current alcohol harm reduction strategies and techniques focus on five (5) main approaches. A complementary approach to harm reduction therapy, these strategies are being used in medical settings, university campuses, and in the workplace. Alcohol harm reduction is an important alternative to abstinence only programs and although some people are ready totry to.

The safest option during pregnancy or when planning to become pregnant is to not drink alcohol at all. Alcohol can harm physical and mental development in young people. Delay drinking until late teens and with parental guidance.

Young people are encouraged to adopt lower daily limits: 3 units for men and 2 units for women. This page gives a succinct summary of the most effective ways to reduce the harms in your life caused by drinking alcohol, i.e.

alcohol harm reduction techniques in a nutshell. This page collects and summarizes both strategies for safer drinking and strategies for reduced drinking. People should pick and implement the strategies which fit their personal drinking goal--whether one.

In the second part of the book, the scientific evidence for strategies and interventions that can prevent or minimize alcohol‐related harm is reviewed critically in seven key areas: pricing and taxation, regulating the physical availability of alcohol, modifying the drinking context, drink‐driving countermeasures, restrictions on marketing.

The more recent evidence suggests that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities are increasingly engaged in addressing the issue of alcohol misuse. This is the most important element for programs to reduce alcohol-related harm among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people (Strempel,et al, ).

You will see population-level approaches that support raising awareness and reducing the aggregate level of alcohol consumed and as a result, the whole population’s risk of alcohol-related harm. The Alcohol Harm Reduction Strategy for England, published a decade ago, was at that time criticised as being “a recipe for ineffectiveness a textbook case of how industry interests can be brought to bear, through an ideologically friendly central government”.The key criticism was that evidence-based policies of demonstrated effectiveness were ignored in favour of policies Cited by: Alcohol Harm Reduction Strategy for England (The improve policy co-ordination in relation to tobacco- and alcohol-induced harm, critics have rarely spelled out how they expect this to be.

the total volume of alcohol consumed, and. the pattern of drinking. The context of drinking plays an important role in occurrence of alcohol-related harm, particularly associated with health effects of alcohol intoxication, and, on rare occasions, also the quality of alcohol consumed.

Alcohol consumption can have an impact not only on the. Read - Reducing Alcohol-Related Harm in Canada: Toward a Culture of Moderation: Recommendations for a National Alcohol Strategy: National Alcohol Strategy Working Group. The paper assesses both jurisdictions on 10 areas in the WHO document and their sub-topics: 1.

leadership, 2. health services response, 3. community action, 4. drinking and driving policies and. To limit potentially life-threatening effects of alcohol withdrawal, including seizures, hallucinations, and injuries, DESC (formerly Downtown Emergency Service Center) in Seattle, Washington decided to implement alcohol management as a harm reduction strategy.

DESC serves “formally homeless men and women with chronic alcohol addiction.” Alcohol management is offered to. This chapter sets the stage for the chapters to follow by describing how research is conducted to evaluate the effects of specific alcohol policies, and to assess the impact of prevention strategies (e.g., alcohol education in schools) and other interventions (e.g., screening and brief counselling for high-risk drinkers) that precede formal alcohol : Thomas Babor.

There is a long list of strategies in place today aimed to reduce excessive alcohol consumption and the resulting harm to individuals and society. By and large, this list of strategies falls into two camps, top-down legislation and regulation by federal, state, and local governments and bottom-up policy recommendations that are governed by self.

Harm minimisation strategies are directed towards reducing harm, in many cases by altering drug using behaviours and effects (acquisition, drug use, and withdrawal). • Drug acquisition harms may be related to the risks of being exposed to high-riskFile Size: 86KB.

The NSW Police Force Alcohol Strategy - sets out how the NSW Police Force will work together with other agencies and the community to reduce alcohol-related harm and crime in NSW.

It builds on the already substantial efforts and responses of the NSW Police Force which have seen a significant reduction in alcohol-related crime in NSW.

of policies to reduce inequities in alcohol-related harm. The WHO European Region has the highest level of alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harm in the world.

Within European countries, the burden of alcohol-related harm falls more heavily upon certain groups. Reducing health inequities is a key strategicFile Size: KB. Alcohol use is a major contributor to the burden of gastrointestinal disease. WHO's global strategy to reduce harmful use of alcohol encourages the alcohol industry to contribute to this effort.

However, evidence that alcohol producers have contributed to the reduction of harmful use of alcohol is scarce. Reduction of alcoholic strength of beer has been proposed and initiated as Cited by: States in reducing alcohol-related harm, with a focus on protecting young people, children and the unborn strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol, urged and reducing the harmful use of alcohol is a factor that countries should consider when setting their.a disproportionately high degree of harm for Indigenous Australians.

On the other hand, there is very little evidence from rigorous interventions trials as to which strategies are most cost-effective in reducing alcohol-related harm. One response is to search the non-peer-review literature since (the end date of the most recent search ofCited by: