Public Health Mini-Guides: Alcohol Misuse - 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 and Angela Scriven, BA(Hons), MEd, CertEd, FRSPH, MIUHPE, Reader in Health Promotion, School of Health Sciences and Social Care, Brunel University, London, UK