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Reducing alcohol related harm in Northern Ireland

Reducing alcohol related harm in Northern Ireland

a report to DHSS by the Project Team.

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Published by DHSS Policy Development and Review Unit in Belfast .
Written in English


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ContributionsGreat Britain. Department of Health and Social Services, Northern Ireland. Policy Development and Review Unit.
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v (viii,448 p.) :
Number of Pages448
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Open LibraryOL18320579M

  Northern Ireland’s alcohol-specific death rate was 17% higher in than in [36]. Alcohol-specific deaths in Northern Ireland's most deprived areas are over three times higher than in the least deprived areas ( compared with deaths per ,) [36].


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Key milestones in public health policy and legislation aimed at reducing alcohol related harms in Ireland Alcohol is not an ordinary commodity and has significant public health implications in Ireland.

As the amount of alcohol consumed in Ireland increased from the early ’s, so too did the related harms, to individuals and families, and to communities and wider society.

Reducing alcohol-related harm through minimum price policy The framework for preventing harm caused by alcohol in Scotland has been informed by the international evidence outlined in the WHO publications "Alcohol: No ordinary commodity, the Global strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol, and the European action plan to reduce the harmful.

reducing alcohol-related harm. They include policies that address the pricing, availability and marketing of alcoholic beverages, as well as drink–driving policies and early identification and brief advice programmes for hazardous and harmful alcohol consumption.

This handbook is based on a companion Regional Office publication thatFile Size: KB. reduce the harm related to both alcohol and drug misuse in Northern Ireland.

DHSSPS launched this strategy, entitled the New Strategic Direction for Reducing alcohol related harm in Northern Ireland book and Drugs (NSD), in Originally, the NSD had a five-year life span.

However, following discussionFile Size: KB. Welcoming the campaign, which was launched on Monday, Health Minister Michael McGimpsey said alcohol remained a major public health issue and that he was committed to reducing the overall level of alcohol-related harm in Northern Ireland.

The School Health and Alcohol Harm Reduction Project. Drug and Alcohol Review, 22, The SHAHRP program received a two-star rating from the National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA) following their comprehensive systematic review of alcohol education programs.

Reducing alcohol-related harm in the workplace The evidence review, Reducing alcohol-related harm in the workplace (An evidence review: full report), found that harmful alcohol use is a significant preventable health issue. For the purposes of this report, work-related alcohol use incorporates alcohol-related harm that has an impact on theFile Size: KB.

Strategy for reducing alcohol related harm By Northern Ireland. Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety. Book. By Northern Ireland. Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety. Book. Our extensive collections of e-book, e-journals and other online resources remain readily available and we continue to support.

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Make a referral. Catch up on the latest from the AAYNI Base. Alcohol may not be heart healthy even in moderate amounts. Reducing alcohol related harm in Northern Ireland book The study aimed to trial an adapted version of the School Health and Alcohol Harm Reduction Project (SHAHRP) in Northern Ireland.

The intervention aims to enhance alcohol related knowledge, create more healthy alcohol-related attitudes and reduce alcohol-related harms in 14– by: Background: The study aimed to trial an adapted version of the School Health and Alcohol Harm Reduction Project (SHAHRP) in Northern Ireland.

The. Alcohol Related Harm in Ireland 2 Table 1: Alcohol consumption and relative risks for some major conditions Women Men Alcohol consumption, grams/day* g g 40g+ g g 60g+ Neuro-psychiatric conditions Epilepsy Gastrointestinal conditions.

New strategic direction for alcohol and drugs phase 2 (), a framework for reducing alcohol and drug related harm in Northern Ireland. achieved by preventi ng and reducing alcohol-related harm in the workplace. Some commentators Some commentators hav e suggested that the workplac e is.

Introduction. Alcohol is the world's third largest disease risk factor causing million deaths annually worldwide (World Health Organization, ).It results in substantial societal costs through healthcare costs, crime and productivity losses (Anderson et al., ).Implementing effective population-level interventions to reduce the negative consequences of alcohol Cited by: This report examines international literature on harm reduction and also presents primary research in health services in Ireland on approaches to harm reduction.

The aim of harm reduction efforts is to minimise the risks stemming from shared use of drug-use paraphernalia, such as needle exchange by: Reducing Alcohol Health Harm in Ireland: RCPI Policy Group on Alcohol launches first policy statement 22 April, In response to a dramatic increase in Alcoholic Liver Disease among young Irish people, the RCPI Policy Group on Alcohol has issued evidence-based recommendations aimed at reducing the shocking levels of alcohol-related health.

Harm reduction is a set of practical strategies and ideas aimed at reducing negative consequences associated with drug use.

Harm Reduction is also a movement for social justice built on a belief in, and respect for, the rights of people who use drugs. Harm reduction incorporates a spectrum of strategies from safer use, to managed. HRB Overview Series. Alcohol in Ireland: consumption, harm, cost and policy response 3 Table of contents Acknowledgements 4 Foreword 5 List of tables 6 List of figures 7 Summary 9 Introduction and purpose 9 Data sources 9 Alcohol consumption in Ireland 10 Alcohol-related health harm 11 Alcohol and crime 12 Alcohol and the workplace In response to a dramatic increase in Alcoholic Liver Disease among young Irish people, the RCPI Policy Group on Alcohol has issued evidence-based recommendations aimed at reducing the shocking levels of alcohol-related health harm in Ireland.

Reducing Alcohol Health Harm in Ireland, the Group’s first policy statement, was published today, Useful research on alcohol-related harm The following documents are research publications on alcohol-related harm in New Zealand.

Note: These documents are arranged by year with the most recent at the beginning, and then alphabetically by author. O’Brien, K.S., Chikritzhs, T.

Time for the New Zealand government to ban alcohol advertising. Ireland is one of 35 countries from across Europe taking part in the survey which is conducted every four years. Over school-children from across Ireland were interviewed with a mean age of years.

50% of the children reported drinking alcohol in the month before these, just over half had bought alcohol for their own consumption in an off. Findings and Recommendations from Other Reviews and Advisory Groups.

Several scientific reviews 11–14 have concluded that restricting the hours when alcohol may be sold is an effective strategy for reducing excessive alcohol consumption and related harms. One review, 11 funded by the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP), found substantial evidence of harms.

1 New Strategic Direction for Alcohol and Drugs Phase 2 A Framework for Reducing Alcohol and Drug Related Harm in Northern Ireland, December 3. Royal College of Physicians of Ireland joined Alcohol Action Ireland and formed the umbrella organisation Alcohol Health Alliance Ireland to amplify advocacy and increase public support for action to reduce alcohol health harm Government, through the Department of Health and Health Service Executive, has not stood.

In Northern Ireland young people under 18 aren’t allowed to buy or drink alcohol in public. But this doesn’t stop some children getting and drinking alcohol.

By talking to your child, you can help them understand the health risks of alcohol so they develop a healthy attitude to alcohol. Choose the least harmful method of use.

Injecting a drug carries more risk than smoking, snorting or swallowing it. (If you do inject drugs, avoid the neck area.) When it comes to cannabis, using a vaporizer or smoking a joint (with a rolled up cardboard filter) is safer than using a bong and some pipes.

Plan out some drug-free days. The fewer. To book into a Northern Ireland based rehab, call us today on At Rehab 4 Addiction, we’re here to assist you at this incredibly difficult time. We’ll help you to access treatment at a leading alcohol and drug rehab in Northern Ireland.

It describes recent thinking regarding the processes by which harm from the dependence on alcohol are induced, the nature of alcohol as a mind affecting drug and a cause of physical disorders and the various ways in which society and individuals may.

Dr Michael McBride, Northern Ireland's chief medical officer, said: "Many people drink alcohol, and most do so in ways that do not significantly put them at risk of alcohol-related harm, but new. By creating a user account, you will be able to register for future events quickly and simply because we already have your details.

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The revised New Strategic Direction (NSD) on Alcohol and Drugs Phase 2led by DHSSPS, aims to reduce the level of alcohol and drug related harm in Northern Ireland, and includes outcomes to improve community safety and address anti-social behaviour.

Recommendations from Other Advisory Groups. Several authors 9–12 have suggested that increasing alcohol prices by raising alcohol excise taxes is among the most effective means of reducing excessive drinking and alcohol-related harms.

Increasing alcohol excise taxes has been specifıcally recommended as a public health intervention by the IOM, Partnership for Cited by:   Sincethe Department of Health has led the development of a cross-sectoral strategy that has sought to reduce the harm related to both alcohol and drug misuse in Northern Ireland.

That was launched in and was entitled the new strategic direction for alcohol and drugs. It was to be a five-year plan, aimed at changing culture and. The interim analysis is the evidence base for the National Alcohol Harm Reduction Strategy. It is not the final report and does not contain any policy recommendations.

The interim analysis covers alcohol and its effects; problem drinkers and addressing harms. The National Alcohol Harm Reduction Strategy will be published later in the year. determinants of health inequalities is likely to support efforts to reduce alcohol-related xx Alcohol related factors are found across all four of the domains in the current Public Health Outcomes Framework for England (see figure 6 on page 18) and, as such, tackling alcohol related harm could be a key route to reducing healthFile Size: KB.

• Reducing the affordability of alcohol is the most effective and cost effective way of reducing alcohol harm. • Targeting price increases at the cheapest alcohol is very effective and cost-effective and is able to substantially reduce harm in heavy drinkers.

• The relationship between the exposure of children to alcohol marketing and. Harmful use of alcohol in the Western Pacific The harmful use of alcohol is a global problem which compromises both individual and social development. Alcohol is the world's third largest risk factor for premature mortality, disability and loss of health, resulting in million deaths each year.

National University of Ireland, Cork. February, 2 Contents any activity which is directed at reducing the harm associated with drug use without necessarily reducing drug use itself. condoning drug use might be an increase in drug use and ultimately drug related problems.

If harm reduction is equated with decriminalisation or File Size: KB. The Galway Healthy Cities Alcohol Forum is a sub group of the Healthy Cities Group (). The aim of the Alcohol Forum is to develop a 5 year action plan by the end of to reduce alcohol related harm in Galway City.

There is multi agency representation on this group including HSE, An Garda Siochana, NUI Galway, GMIT, Western. a New Strategic Direction for Alcohol and Drugs has been developed.

It will build on the objectives of the previous strategies and the successes of the Joint Implementation Model to take forward a five-year plan to address the overall aim of reducing the level of alcohol and drug related harm in Northern Ireland.

Long Term AimsFile Size: KB. The new national drug strategy, entitled “Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery”, (‘the strategy’), counts compassion, respect, equity, inclusion and partnership as the values that inform its vision. The strategy has established a direct link with TCD.

Catherine Comiskey, the Head of Trinity’s School of Nursing and Midwifery, was appointed as the academic expert of .Joint RAISE/L&RS paper – 5 of Substance Misuse 4 Ireland is currently developing a substance misuse strategy which will be based on its Drug strategy but will also include alcohol.

Ireland’s substance misuse strategy will be based on five pillars including for example, prevention, treatment and Size: KB.