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25 Feb 2014
SHAAP and Alcohol Focus Scotland (AFS) have written an open letter to all Scottish MPs urging...
25 Feb 2014
Data released by ISD - 25/02/14
In 2012/13, there were 35,926 alcohol-related discharges...
Over the past few decades, alcohol in our society has become cheaper, stronger and more available. Total alcohol consumption has more than doubled. The more we drink, the greater the burden of harm we experience – to our health, to the well-being of our families and communities, and to society as a whole.
Effective action is now needed to limit the damage caused by alcohol and to safeguard Scottish society and future generations from alcohol’s harmful effects.
SHAAP is an independent medical advocacy organisation set up to raise awareness of the nature and extent of harm linked to alcohol use in Scotland, and to campaign for evidence-based measures to reduce this harm.
Our next event is on 24/04/14 when Dr Magda Pieczka & Emma Wood (Queen Margaret University) will be talking about the The AlcoLOLs project.
Read a summary of the first seminar presentation from Jemma Lennox: The role of alcohol in young adults' identity creation on Facebook.
Click here for a copy of Professor David Nutt's slides from his presentation on 19th February 2014