Working to reduce alcohol harm

Publications

Alcohol Marketing - Getting The Facts

Alcohol Action Ireland's latest fact sheet, Alcohol Marketing: Getting The Facts, answers the key questions surrounding alcohol marketing, including its aim, how it works, the impact it has and what would make a difference in terms of regulation.
February 26, 2013 - 193.7 KiB

Social Consequences of Harmful Use of Alcohol in Ireland

The 2009 Health Research Board report "Social Consequences of Harmful Use of Alcohol in Ireland" paints a grim picture of the increasingly negative role played by alcohol in Irish society. It finds that the high level of alcohol-related social harm does not bode well for the future health and well-being of the Irish population
February 12, 2013 - 717.8 KiB

Costs to Society of Problem Alcohol use In Ireland

Alcohol-related problems cost Ireland an estimated €3.7 billion in 2007, according to the HSE’s report Costs to Society of Problem Alcohol Use in Ireland. Treating alcohol-related injuries and diseases cost the healthcare system an estimated €1.2 billion - around a tenth of the total annual healthcarebudget.
February 12, 2013 - 452.2 KiB

Alcohol Related Harm in Ireland

A 2008 report on "Alcohol Related Harm in Ireland" by Dr Ann Hope documents the extent and nature of alcohol harms to both to the drinker and to those affected by the drinker
February 12, 2013 - 586.1 KiB

Men & Alcohol: Making The Drink Link

Boost you health with the help of Alcohol Action Ireland’s information leaflet Men & Alcohol: Making the Drink Link, which - if you do choose to drink - includes key facts that are good to know and lists some handy tips to help cut down your alcohol intake.
February 12, 2013 - 280.7 KiB

Alcohol and Crime Fact Sheet

Alcohol and Crime: Getting The Facts is a fact sheet from Alcohol Action Ireland addressing the key questions surrounding the relationship between alcohol and crime.
February 12, 2013 - 277.9 KiB

Minimum Pricing Fact Sheet

Getting The Facts Right on Minimum Pricing is a fact sheet from Alcohol Action Ireland answering all the key questions about minimum pricing.
February 12, 2013 - 495.4 KiB

"Time Please... For Change"

Alcohol Action Ireland's annual conference programme. "Time Please... For Change" saw a number of expert national and international speakers examining key initiatives that could make a real difference to Ireland’s harmful relationship with alcohol.
February 12, 2013 - 185.6 KiB

Alcohol Action Ireland’s submission to the Seanad Public Consultation Committee on Alcohol and Cancer

Alcohol Action Ireland’s submission to the Seanad Public Consultation Committee for its February 2013 Report on Changes in Lifestyle can prevent approximately one third of Cancers. How does Government and society respond to this challenge?
February 12, 2013 - 441.1 KiB

Alcohol In Ireland, Finding The Right Measure: Pre Budget Submission 2012

This submission details how cheap alcohol costs an estimated €3.7 billion a year and outlines two key policy actions that can reduce these costs.
February 12, 2013 - 185.6 KiB

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