It is no surprise that alcohol education programmes fail

Fitzpatrick, Michael
May 2009
Community Care;5/7/2009, Issue 1769, p29
The article focuses on the growing concern over the increase of alcohol-related harm in Great Britain. In a recent survey of more than 200 gastroenter-ologists, hepatologists, acute physicians and nurses engaged intreating alcohol-related harm has been widely reported. Alcohol experts believe that public health campaigns have been ineffective. It is stated that two key aspects of preventing alcohol-related ill-health are education in sensible drinking and brief interventions.


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