Thu 23 May

Alcohol Action Ireland and Mental Health Ireland are recruiting a Policy Research Officer

Alcohol Action Ireland and Mental Health Ireland are recruiting a Policy Research Officer to work in the area of policy development on issues around alcohol harm and mental health. Background Alcohol Action Ireland (AAI) advocates for the prevention of alcohol-related...


Thu 16 May

Alcohol Action Ireland highly concerned by teenage drinking

Alcohol Action Ireland today (Thurs 16 May) note the release of the survey data from the Western Regional Drug and Alcohol Task Force of 15-16 year olds in Galway, Mayo and Roscommon. The extensive lifestyle survey, which was conducted by...


Wed 01 May

No place for alcohol industry in public health policies

Alcohol Action Ireland is calling on all candidates standing in the 2019 European Parliament Elections to make a commitment supporting the World Health Organization (WHO) view that the ‘alcohol industry should have no role in the formulation of alcohol policies,...

Keeping It In The Family Survey

Alcohol Action Ireland commissioned Behaviour and Attitudes to conduct market research to gauge the prevalence of, and attitudes to, parental drinking amongst 18 to 40-year-olds

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Women & Alcohol: Making The Drink Link

Information and advice about women and alcohol, including tips to help you cut down, is available in Alcohol Action Ireland’s leaflet Women & Alcohol: Making the Drink Link.

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Is Drinking Affecting Your Family?

Information about alcohol harm within families and advice on identifying alcohol as a problem is available in Alcohol Action Ireland’s leaflet, Is Drinking Affecting Your Family?

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Factsheet: Minimum Pricing

A factsheet on minimum pricing from the Alcohol Policy Group of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI).

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Status Report on Alcohol and Health in 35 European-Countries

The third leading risk for burden of disease in Europe is alcohol use, and alcohol consumption is almost double the global average. The European Region was the first WHO region to adopt a policy instrument for Member States in 1992, and most recently, an action plan for the implementation of the global strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol in 2011. The report is divided into three parts. Part 1 covers consumption and harm. Part 2 covers the policy response in the 10 action areas of the European action plan. Part 3 is a new way of presenting the major steps or milestones in the development of policy and action to reduce alcohol-related harm by country and year from 2006 to 2012.

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A Report on the Excess Burden of Cancer Among Men in the Republic of Ireland

The report provides a most valuable overview of the significant issues influencing male mortality and cancer risk. While genetic risk factors for developing cancer can be attributed to a proportion of cancer incidences across a number of cancer sites, lifestyle factors such as smoking, alcohol use, diet and obesity impact significantly upon cancer incidence and are considerably more important. This report makes a number of recommendations around alcohol in Ireland. A recent study on the burden of alcohol consumption on incidence of cancer in eight European countries reported that up to 10% of cancers in men and 3% of cancers in women may be attributed to alcohol consumption. In the Republic of Ireland, the most recent SLÁN data indicates that men are approximately twice as likely as women to report drinking over the weekly limit and to binge drink.

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