IMO Position Paper: Alcohol & Young People
The Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) has clear policy in relation to the sale and promotion of alcohol to young people and is calling above all for the introduction of a minimum pricing structure for the sale of alcohol in Ireland as well as a total ban on all advertising and promotion.
RCPI Alcohol Policy Group Pre-Budget Submission 2014
The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland's Alcohol Policy Group bas called for the introduction of minimum pricing and an increase in excise duty in its Pre-Budget Submission 2014.
The National Office for Suicide Prevention's Annual Report (2012)
The National Office for Suicide Prevention's (NOSP) Annual Report (2012) highlights alcohol and substance misuse as a major risk factor in self harm and suicide and says that NOSP will continue to "challenge permissive, harmful attitudes to alcohol abuse, help to reduce overall consumption rates and raise awareness of the association between alcohol and/or substance abuse and suicidal behaviour.".