You, your child and alcohol

you your child and alcoholYou, your child and alcohol is a booklet that offers parents advice and guidance on how to discuss alcohol with their child and encourages them to think about how their relationship with alcohol can influence their children.

The booklet was originally developed as part of a campaign by the Public Health Agency, the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, the Police Service of Northern Ireland, the Northern Ireland Office and the Northern Ireland Policing Board to tackle the issue of underage drinking.

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Drink, Work and Me

“Drink work & me aims to raise awareness of the impact of alcohol by offering information and support to you and your family”.

It is the Drink, Work and Me vision that every employee working in Northern Ireland will have insight into the impact of alcohol, and the supports available to reduce alcohol related harm.
We hope to achieve our aim through a programme of education, training and treatment.

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How much is too much?

Austria is a country where people like to drink.
But the path from pleasure to habit to the problem of addiction is shorter than many believe. Because the risks of alcohol are barely talked about.
This silence is finally broken with the first Austrian Dialog Week on Alcohol. For one week the subject of alcohol is discussed.

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by Austrian ARGE addiction prevention (May, 2017).

Let’s Be Aware

Minister of Finance Keith Peterson launched Let’s Be Aware / Ujjiqsuqta, a responsible use of alcohol campaign today.
“This campaign is consistent with the Government of Nunavut’s commitment to help reduce the harm caused by alcohol in our communities,” said Minister Peterson. “Our government pledged to promote healthy and informed choices as a way to prevent alcohol-related harm. Let’s Be Aware will help Nunavut move toward the vision Nunavummiut have described – healthier and safer communities where the negative effects of alcohol are significantly reduced.”
The goal of the campaign is to empower local communities through education and awareness. Moving forward, materials, resources and activities will be provided to Nunavummiut, alcohol education committees, individuals working in helping professions, and youth and young adults.
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By Nunavut Liquor Commission (Canada, March 2017)

Act on Alcohol

“We are a service to support Queensland (Australia) communities address alcohol-related harm and Act on Alcohol. Our team has experience in community engagement and development, health promotion, social marketing, social media and project planning. We also have a wealth of knowledge around how and who to connect with in local communities to enable you to take action.”
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Act on Alcohol Animation 1 from damian on Vimeo.

The HSE (Ireland) has launched a new website (March 2017) for the public on alcohol – about how much we’re drinking, how it affects our health, and how we can gain more by drinking less. has been created to provide authoritative information source on alcohol risk to enable everyone to manage their own health better. It is also designed to work in tandem with public health legislation and planned regulatory changes on alcohol labelling, availability and pricing.