Alcohol and Health Guidance

Alcohol and Health Guidance from SHAAP.

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9th Jan 2023

Culturally appropriate alcohol services guide

Culturally appropriate alcohol services guide

This guide was prepared by members of a working group, which began in the Midlands and was then expanded to include representation from organisations in other parts of the country, including from Scotland and Wales.

This short document was developed as a starting point to further the discussion around how to improve access to and effectiveness of alcohol services for people from ethnically and culturally diverse backgrounds.

1st Sep 2022

Alcohol & Cancer Risks: A guide for health professionals

Alcohol & Cancer Risks: A guide for health professionals

Updated version of SHAAP brochure 'Alcohol and Cancer Risks: A Guide for Health Professionals. 

 

7th Mar 2022

Advice for heavy drinkers who are thinking about cutting back or stopping drinking alcohol

Advice for heavy drinkers who are thinking about cutting back or stopping drinking alcohol

Read SHAAP's guidance for heavy drinkers who are planning to cut back or stop drinking.

16th Apr 2020

Updated Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19) and People with Alcohol-related Problems: Recommendations for Services

Updated Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19) and People with Alcohol-related Problems: Recommendations for Services

SHAAP has updated its recommendations for services supporting people with alcohol-related problems, including ADPs, Commissioners, Alcohol Service Managers, Community Services and Mutual Aid and Support Groups, to enable them to reduce risks and ensure continued support in the COVID-19 context.

5th Mar 2020

SHAAP's report of 2019 Health Board survey re ALD Guidance dissemination

SHAAP's report of 2019 Health Board survey re ALD Guidance dissemination

SHAAP surveyed the Health Boards in Scotland to ask if they were aware of the Guidance for Good Practice in relation to Alcohol-related Liver Disease, and if so what actions they were taking in relation to its recommendations.

24th Oct 2017

Alcohol-related Liver Disease: Guidance for Good Practice

Alcohol-related Liver Disease: Guidance for Good Practice

This guidance was put together by a writing group comprised of health professionals specialising in liver care and/or public health.

15th Feb 2013

Alcohol and Cancer Risks: A Guide for Health Professionals

Alcohol and Cancer Risks: A Guide for Health Professionals

This guide has been produced to summarise for health professionals the links between alcohol consumption and cancers, so that they can use opportunities in their work to intervene to reduce the risks. It was produced following an expert workshop which was convened by SHAAP.