Alcohol harms

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Guide

The art of community alcohol management: what local government can do to prevent and minimise alcohol-related harm

This guide has been developed by the Alcohol and Drug Foundation (ADF) and VicHealth to explore what Victorian local governments can do to prevent and minimise alcohol-related harm, creating safer and healthier communities in their municipalities.
Report

Creating new stories: alcohol culture change through social entrepreneurship

The insights in this report provide particular insights into young people and their views around alcohol culture and late night entertainment.
Guide

Alcohol cultures guide: taking action on risky drinking cultures

This guide supports people to use the VicHealth Alcohol Cultures Framework and take action on risky drinking cultures. The guide has been developed in consultation with key stakeholders involved in delivering and evaluating alcohol culture change projects as part of the VicHealth Alcohol Culture Change...
Report

Alcohol consumption among 14 to 15-year-old Year 10 students, 2012-2018

The Youth Insights Survey monitors Year 10 students’ behaviours, attitudes, and knowledge on a range of health-related topics, including alcohol consumption.
Report

Pregnancy warning labels on alcoholic beverages: approval report – proposal P1050

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has assessed a proposal to consider a mandatory pregnancy warning label on packaged alcoholic beverages. Evidence demonstrates pregnancy warning labels on packaged alcoholic beverages can raise awareness of the risks of drinking alcohol during pregnancy and prompt discussion of...
Report

Substance use behaviour among 14 and 15-year-olds: results from a nationally representative survey

This report explores the patterns of individual and comorbid use of substances (alcohol, tobacco or cannabis) among a nationally representative sample of 14 and 15-year-olds in New Zealand.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: More to the story on Nova Peris's claim about the NT's banned drinker register

Labor Party Senator Nova Peris claims alcohol-related emergency department admissions in Northern Territory hospitals increased by 80 per cent in the 14 months after the banned drinker register was scrapped.
Report

The feasibility and utility of using coded ambulance records for a violence surveillance system: a novel pilot study

The primary aim of this study was to pilot the use of coded ambulance clinical records for violence surveillance at the population level, similarly to work done in an established surveillance system of alcohol and other drugs (AOD) and mental health-related harms.
Literature review

Understanding alcohol use and subsequent harms in young people: an evidence summary

This evidence review confirms that understanding early drinking behaviour is important, with young people’s patterns of drinking continuing into adulthood. This demonstrates that targeting youth drinking can have implications not only for adolescents’ development in the short-term but also long-term health and wellbeing.
Report

Substance and alcohol use data in the Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI)

This research was commissioned by the Health Promotion Agency / Te Hiringa Hauora (HPA) to understand and document what data on alcohol use is held within the Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI). This information will support alcohol and IDI researchers to make better use of the...