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A feasibility trial of alcohol screening and brief interventions for risky drinking in young people in a high school setting in the UK: SIPS jr-high

Newbury-Birch, D., O'Neil, S., Gilvarry, E., Howel, D., Stamp, E., Laing, K., McColl, E., McGovern, R., Harle, L.C., O'Donnell, A., and others. (2013) A feasibility trial of alcohol screening and brief interventions for risky drinking in young people in a high school setting in the UK: SIPS jr-high. In: Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 37 (S2). John Wiley & Sons (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:42490)

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Abstract

Background: While the overall proportion of young people (YP) drinking alcohol in the UK has been

amount. This pilot feasibility trial aimed to explore the feasibility of delivering brief alcohol intervention

Methods and Design: Seven schools across one small geographical area in North East England

misuse using an alcohol screening questionnaire and who consented to take part in the trial. Trial

of three intervention conditions: provision of an advice leaflet (control condition); a 30-minute session

60-minute session usingMI principles involving family members L2 (level 2 condition).

(772). A further 21%were positive but the YP did not leave their name. 229 were invited to take part

L2 75). All those in the L1 condition received the intervention. For the 75 in the L2 condition all

were held with 8 families (32%). Qualitative work showed that the intervention was acceptable in the

themselves, their parents or staff.

the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of screening and brief alcohol intervention to reduce

parental involvement in the school setting may not be feasible.

PHR) programme (project number 10/3002/07). The views and opinions expressed therein are those

Department of Health.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Poster)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare > HV5001 Alcoholism and intemperance
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics > RJ101 Child Health. Child health services
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Depositing User: Tony Rees
Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2014 10:46 UTC
Last Modified: 22 Jan 2020 04:06 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/42490 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Coulton, Simon: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7704-3274
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