'Dying for a drink': Invitation to launch of new report

SHAAP invites you to the launch of a new report delivered to the Scottish Government on causes of, and contributory factors to alcohol-related deaths in Scotland. It will take place on Friday 26th October at RCP Edinburgh; click here for more info and registration.

SHAAP/SARN 'Alcohol Occasionals' 2018/19: Booking now open

SHAAP/SARN's free lunchtime seminars 2018/19 on the theme of 'Alcohol and Recovery' are now open for booking. Register here

Government policy key to reducing alcohol harms, say experts

Dr Eric Carlin, Director of SHAAP, says in an article in The Scotsman that price alone is not enough to tackle the harms caused by alcohol at population level. Government regulation to limit the marketing and availability of alcohol is necessary to reduce these harms and build on legislation such as Minimum Unit Pricing introduced in Scotland earlier this year.

Could enlightenment thinking solve Scotland's drink problem?

Watch the video and read the article in The Scotsman about how an 'Enlightenment' approach could help solve Scotland's alcohol problem, to be considered at the 8th European Alcohol Policy Conference held 20-21 November at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.

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