Tackling Alcohol Misuse in Teenagers: What Works and How Can Practice Develop? Executive Summary

Billings, Jenny R. (2009) Tackling Alcohol Misuse in Teenagers: What Works and How Can Practice Develop? Executive Summary. Other. Centre for Health Services Studies, University of Kent, Canterbury (Full text available)

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Abstract

In February 2009, the Health and Europe Centre commissioned an international literature review to identify effective interventions in relation to the issue of young people and alcohol. This piece of research has been funded through the NHS Eastern and Coastal Kent Social Marketing Committee and its primary purpose has been to inform the content of ‘WASTED: An International Conference on Alcohol and Young People’ which is taking place on 20th November 2009 in Ashford, Kent. The conference aims to highlight effective interventions which can be used to redesign services and target existing resources more effectively, leading to a longer-term reduction in underage drinking. Another specific aim of the literature review has been to identify successful or promising interventions which have used social marketing techniques to prevent, reduce or delay the onset of drinking amongst adolescents and to disseminate the results of these findings to local policy makers and practitioners.

Item Type: Monograph (Other)
Uncontrolled keywords: alcohol misuse, teenagers, under age drinking
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare > HV5001 Alcohol use and miuse
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics > RJ550 Diseases of adolescence. Adolescent medicine
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Depositing User: Tony Rees
Date Deposited: 24 Aug 2010 10:24
Last Modified: 09 May 2014 11:06
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/24379 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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