Public Health Mini-Guides: Alcohol Misuse - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
Public Health Mini-Guides: Alcohol Misuse provides up-to-date, evidence-based information in a convenient pocket-sized format. Alcohol Misuse is a major public health concern in the UK, and its impact is significant on a global scale. This Mini-Guide presents resources, research and examples relating to this challenge, exploring the causes of alcohol misuse along with the approaches to reduce alcohol problems at both individual and population levels.
- Thinking points - will be of interest to practitioners
- Key debates
- Case studies
- Current strategies – Gov. targets
- Further Reading
- Useful web links.
- Part 1 – lay out problem
- Epidemiology, background, key facts, NICE guidelines
- Population group most affected
- Part 2
- Current strategies
- How are they working? – evidence
Ken Barrie, BA (Hons) CQSW PG Dip Alcohol Studies, Senior Lecturer in Alcohol and Drug Studies, School of Social Sciences, University of the West of Scotland, Paisley, Scotland