Reducing Negative Consequences
A webinar for Preventive Health Matters Caroline Read more..
The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) commissioned Galaxy Research to undertake polling of Queenslanders to gain an understanding of their perspectives on alcohol policies. This study was conducted online between Monday 9 January 2017 and Friday 13 January 2017. The survey sample comprised 300 respondents aged 18 years and older residing in Queensland.
The QLD Government has decided to abandon the introduction of a 1am lockout for bars and nightclubs in 3am Safe Night Precincts (SNPs). The 1am lockouts were part of the second phase of liquor reforms to be introduced on the 1st of February 2017. Cabinet Ministers voted against the introduction of 1am lockouts after an Read more..
This Perspective will outline the scale of the global alcohol problem, the wide-ranging effects of alcohol and the most effective evidence-based strategies to effect a population-level reduction in harm. We will also highlight how clinicians can be good public health advocates and the available downstream strategies they can implement while we wait for governments to take the necessary action.
reduction in harm
The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) commissioned Galaxy Research to undertake polling of
Queenslanders to gain an understanding of their perspectives on alcohol policies.
This study was conducted online between Friday 8 January 2016 and Thursday 14 January 2016. The survey sample
comprised 350 respondents aged 18 years and older residing in Queensland.
The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education’s (FARE) Annual alcohol poll (the Poll) assesses Australians’ attitudes
towards alcohol, alcohol consumption behaviours, awareness and experiences of alcohol harms and perspectives on
various alcohol policies. In 2016, the Poll was carried out by Galaxy Research for the seventh consecutive year.
The central aim of this study was to provide detailed insights into the characteristics, views and experiences of individuals who repeatedly present to A&E with alcohol-related health conditions in order to optimise the development, implementation and evaluation of interventions for them
A & E
This intervention based on housing first led to significantly greater reductions in drinking problems after 14 months, but not in problems with other substances.
Adding just one or two hours to late-night opening times for bars and clubs in two of Amsterdam’s nightlife areas led to a persistent 34% increase in alcohol-related injuries, a trend reflected in both the numbers of accidental injuries and those due to violence.
trading hours; reduction in trading hours; Alcohol outlets; alcohol-related injuries; ambulance attendance; Amsterdam; controlled before-and-after evaluation; extended closing times; nightlife area
Both AUDIT and AUDIT-C are known to accurately detect unhealthy drinking, but is one more accurate than the other? This paper looks for answers in 14 studies from across Europe and in the United States.