alcohol misuse

Youth violence and alcohol

Paper analysing the role of alcohol in youth violence. It also considers the scale of the problem, risk factors for involvement in alcohol-related youth violence, prevention measures and the role of public health.

Interpersonal violence and alcohol (WHO policy briefing)

Paper analysing the links between violence and alcohol misuse and discussing issues such as the extent of alcohol-related interpersonal violence, risk factors, violence prevention and policy responses.

SCIE research briefing 6: Parenting capacity and substance misuse

The topic of this briefing is how parenting capacity can be affected by parental substance misuse (drugs and/or alcohol) and how this may be managed.

Plan for action on alcohol problems: update

Document reporting on the progress made since the launch of the Scottish Government's Plan for Action on Alcohol Problems in 2002.

It also lays out a three-year programme of action to change drinking cultures and reduce alcohol-related harm by government action, partnership working and promoting individual responsibility.

Parenting Capacity and Substance Misuse. SCIE Research Briefing 6.

A briefing on how parenting capacity can be affected by parental substance misuse (drugs and/or alcohol) and how this may be managed.

Models of care for alcohol misusers

This resource provides best practice guidance on a framework for commissioning and providing interventions and treatment for adults affected by alcohol misuse. It describes a four tier system of stepped care for alcohol misusers.

Jeannie Smith : Alcohol : Case Narrative

This short training scenario was originally used in the context of introductory child protection training. It gives brief information from which participants are asked to identify what they are concerned about and what they would do next. Jeanie and her husband have a history of alcohol misuse. They have an 11 year old son, whom Jeanie says is misbehaving.