alcohol misuse

Policy into practice : a guide to workplace drug and alcohol policies

Leaflet providing guidance for employers on drawing up policies on drugs and alcohol in the workplace.

A call to debate, a call to action : a report on the health of the population of NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde 2007-2008

Report documenting the key public health challenges facing the Greater Glasgow and Clyde area and laying out priority actions to tackle these challenges. Issues discussed include inequalities in health, obesity and alcohol misuse.

Consultation on children, young people and alcohol : stakeholder engagement support pack

Pack designed to facilitate responses to the UK Government's consultation on children, young people and alcohol. It contains information to help provoke discussion and guidance on how to record and feedback what is said.

Social evils and social good

Paper discussing issues perceived as social problems in contemporary society and arguing that these should be put more in perspective when compared with the social ills of past eras such as the Victorian.

Tackling alcohol harm: lessons from other fields

There a clear need to change attitudes, knowledge and behaviour relating to alcohol in the UK. This report presents seven case studies, each telling the story of an initiative designed to bring about attitudinal, behavioural or policy change, for example sustainable transport use or youth smoking prevention. This novel approach provides a unique insight into how the application of new thinking may help to reduce harmful drinking patterns. This report examines how initiatives successfully used in other fields can help inform new strategies for tackling alcohol related harm.

Action on Addiction

Website of Action on Addiction, a charity which works to reduce the problem of addiction through providing research, treatment, family support, education and training.

Simple guide : alcohol and drugs in the workplace

Booklet providing information and advice for employers on drawing up alcohol and drugs policies for their organisations to help alleviate problems such as employee absenteeism and lost productivity.

Working together to support disabled parents (SCIE Resource guide 9)

This resource guide shows how to develop inter-agency protocols to support families in which parents have additional needs related to physical and/or sensory impairments, learning disabilities, mental health, drug and alcohol-related problems or serious illnesses.

The seeds of exclusion

Report analysing early-life experiences, key issues and trajectories which lead some people into social exclusion and complex needs and using these insights to determine how such people can be better helped.

How much are people in Scotland really drinking? : a review of data from Scotland's routine national surveys

Report assessing the validity of Scottish survey data on alcohol consumption and attempting to explain the apparent discrepancy between survey and non-survey indicators of drinking. It also attempts to make definitive statements about drinking trends over the past decade and makes recommendations for improving Scottish survey data on alcohol.