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Alcohol identification and brief advice in England: A major plank in alcohol harm reduction policy
Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2010
© 2010 Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs
Drug and Alcohol Review
Volume 29, Issue 6, pages 608–611, November 2010
How to Cite
LAVOIE, D. (2010), Alcohol identification and brief advice in England: A major plank in alcohol harm reduction policy. Drug and Alcohol Review, 29: 608–611. doi: 10.1111/j.1465-3362.2010.00224.x
- Issue online: 26 OCT 2010
- Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2010
- Received 8 February 2010; accepted for publication 22 June 2010.
- brief advice;
- primary care
Screening and brief interventions form a vital plank in England's plans to reduce alcohol-related harm. This article clarifies the use of terminology in England to describe various drinking categories and screening and brief interventions. It details efforts to implement these interventions, including recent incentive packages that have been put in place to encourage primary care to implement these interventions. It describes the Screening and Intervention Programme for Sensible Drinking research program that is underway to clarify tools and methods to introduce and support these interventions.[Lavoie D. Alcohol identification and brief advice in England: A major plank in alcohol harm reduction policy. Drug Alcohol Rev 2010;29;608–611]