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Improving Local Alcohol Interventions

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  • City Health 2016 Conference (London)
    City Health 2016 is the fifth edition of the conference. It will be held on Monday 19th September 2016 at the Guildhall, City of London, from 9:30am until 5:30pm.The programme for this conference will examine, through a critical lens, the increasingly complex relationships between policy makers, academics and researchers, communities and individuals, in a world where change is rapid and information technology has increased access to information, as well as changing the dynamics of communication and influence.
  • A free two day conference in collaboration with the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies on 29 and 30 September
    Fresh and Balance, the North East's regional tobacco control and alcohol programmes are running a free two day conference in collaboration with the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies.
  • Sandwell's Blue Light Project report
    Sandwell's Blue Light project is an innovative and cost effective approach to tackling one of the most challenging groups in the community: treatment resistant drinkers.
  • Alcohol Identification and Brief Advice (IBA) for dental teams - e-learning module
    Dental teams are part of the primary care umbrella therefore it is important that they have the most up-to-date information to be able to discuss with patients the impact lifestyle choices have on oral health.IBA is the delivery of 'simple brief advice' which follows identification of how much your patient is drinking. IBA is usually delivered by non-alcohol specialists and has shown to be effective in helping people to reduce their alcohol intake.
  • Evaluation of the Liverpool Rehabilitation, Education, Support and Treatment (REST) centre by the Centre for Public Health, LIverpool John Moores University
    The Rehabilitation, Education, Support & Treatment (REST) Centre was developed as a means to diffuse the anti-social behaviour associated with street drinking. The REST Centre also aimed to provide support and pathways into alcohol treatment for street drinkers in Liverpool. The Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) was commissioned by Citysafe, Liverpool City Council to undertake an evaluation of the pilot of the Liverpool REST Centre.

PHE Alcohol Learning Resources aims to share resources on local alcohol improvement interventions nationally. The appropriateness of initiatives will vary from one local area to another and inclusion of local initiatives, or actions, on this site does not represent endorsement by the PHE Alcohol Learning Resources or Department of Health. Wherever possible we have described the evidence on which interventions are based. We work with and are supported by the Department of Health (opens a new window).