The Global Alcohol Policy Alliance's 2015 Conference, co-hosted by Alcohol Focus Scotland, recently took place in Edinburgh on the theme of 'Momentum for change: research and advocacy reducing alcohol harm'.
Over 100 presentations took place, many of which have been made available until the end of November 2015. Keynote presentations included [in pdf]:
- Mega 'Trade' Treaties as Obstacles to Alcohol Control Policies, Professor Jane Kelsey
- Seeking the Best Legislative Possibilities to Regulate Alcohol Advertising, Sari Aalto‐Matturi
Selected presentations and audio from the recent Society for the Study of Addictions (SSA) recent annual symposim are available, including:
- Integrating treatment for substance use disorders into mainstream medicine: Who benefits?, Thomas McLellan
- The barriers that prevented me from addressing my alcohol dependency for twenty years - And how Soberistas.com seeks to address these, Lucy Rocca
Further presentations are available here.
NIHR local alcohol interventions Webinar
A webinar in now available to view detailing the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funding call to evaluate 'local interventions to reduce intake and harm from alcohol'. A presentation by Alan Knobel (Alcohol Strategy Coordinator at Portsmouth City Council) is also available to view.