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Community response to alcohol-related problems

I Rootman

Community response to alcohol-related problems

a World Health Organization project monograph

by I Rootman

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Published by Published on behalf of the World Health Organization by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (WHO Collaborating Center for Research and Training on Alcohol Problems, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alcoholism,
  • Alcoholism -- Treatment,
  • Community health services

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Irving Rootman & Joy Moser
    SeriesDHHS publication -- no. (ADM) 85-1371
    ContributionsMoser, Joy, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (U.S.), WHO Collaborating Center for Research and Training on Alcohol Problems
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 176 p. :
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13608991M

    About substance use disorders. Substance use disorders represent a significant mental health problem, affecting around one quarter of Australians over their lifetime (Australian Bureau of Statistics, ). Tobacco and alcohol are the most commonly used substances that cause veterans harm.   In fact, young people aged 15 to 29 die each year from alcohol-related causes—9% of all deaths in that age group. Bearing in mind all these data, in the World Health Assembly approved a resolution to urge countries to strengthen national responses to public health problems caused by the harmful use of by: 5.


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Genre/Form: Government publications: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rootman, I. Community response to alcohol-related problems. Washington, D.C.: Published on behalf of the World Health Organization by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (WHO) Collaborating Center for Research and Training on Alcohol Problems: U.S.

Dept. of Health and Human Services. Community response to alcohol-related problems. Geneva: World Health Organization ; [Albany, NY: WHO Publications Centre, USA distributor], (OCoLC) Rootman, Irving, Moser, Joy, Hawks, David, Roumanie, Margherita de & World Health Organization.

(‎)‎. Guidelines for investigating alcohol problems and developing appropriate responses / by Irving Rootman and Joy Moser, with the assistance of David Hawks, Margherita de Roumanie and other collaborators in the WHO Project on Community Response to Alcohol-Related Problems. A: The book summarizes recent research and combines it with examples of local action that community leaders have successfully applied.

Readers can use this book to Community response to alcohol-related problems book identify the range of alcohol-related problems in their community, use research to inform their prevention planning and apply best practices to their own situation. RITSON, E.B. Community Response to Alcohol-Related Problems: Review of an International Study.

Geneva: World Health Organization, ROOM, R. Community action on alcohol problems: The demonstration project as unstable mixture. The new American Public Health Association (APHA) Press’s book, P reventing Alcohol-Related Problems: Evidence and Community-Based Initiatives, focuses on bridging the gap between research, information, and knowledge to find effective ways to address alcohol-related problems.

ARG scientists contribute their expertise on alcohol’s role in developing chronic diseases, government control.

Community Health Research Unit. Title(s): Report of the National Conference on Community Response to Alcohol-related Problems in Zambia, held November, Mulungushi Hall, Lusaka, Zambia/ organized under the auspices of the Ministry of Health, in collaboration with the University of Zambia's Community Health Research Unit, Institute.

At best, the attempt to translate local research on alcohol-related problems into community action proved to be more difficult than anticipated, especially in relation to the devel­ opment of meaningful community responses. Nevertheless, the Community Response Study showed how coordinated.

Alcohol -related problems and problem management 13 Alcohol control policies, 15 Drinking, consequences and control: emergent issues 19 References 21 Appendix. The implications for other countries of the final report on phase I of the WHO project on community response to alcohol.

Read Our Essays About Community Health Problems and other exceptional papers on every subject and topic college can throw at you. substance abuse increases the aggressive response of individuals with low levels of the serotonin. the experience of being abused as a child is associated with a person’s risk for alcohol-related problems.

Grossman M. Washington, D.C: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism; Health economics of prevention of alcohol-related problems.

Paper presented at the workshop on Health Economics of Prevention and Treatment of Alcohol-Related Problems. Grube JW. Preventing sales of alcohol to minors: Results from a community by: Suggested Citation:"Appendix I: Summary of Policy-Relevant Strategies for the Prevention of Alcohol-Related Problems." Institute of Medicine.

Substance Use Disorders in the U.S. Armed Forces. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / ×. The campaign aimed to reduce the number of youth killed in alcohol-related crashes to 2, by the Year At a kick-off news conference, young people were hidden by black poster board to depict the young people () who died in July from alcohol-related incidents.

Preventing Alcohol-Related Problems: Evidence and Community-based Initiatives. Now Community response to alcohol-related problems book as an eBook.

Alcohol is a major public health issue. According to the World Health Organization, alcohol consumption is a component cause of more than disease and injury conditions. Alcoholism, also known as alcohol use disorder (AUD), is a broad term for any drinking of alcohol that results in mental or physical health problems.

The disorder was previously divided into two types: alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence. In a medical context, alcoholism is said to exist when two or more of the following conditions are present: a person drinks large amounts of alcohol over a Specialty: Psychiatry, toxicology, addiction medicine.

community-specific risks for alcohol-related harm. Tailoring responses to harmful alcohol use at a subna- tional level is becoming increasingly important as life. To cite this article: Professor Nick Heather () Controlled drinking, harm reduction and their roles in the response to alcohol-related problems, Addiction Research & Theory, DOI Author: Nick Heather.

A Review of Estimates of the Price Sensitivity of Demand for Alcoholic Beverages,” in Economics and the Prevention of Alcohol-Related Problems, ed. M.E.

Hilton and G. Bloss, NIAAA Research Cited by: I. Rootman and J. Moser ()Community Response to Alcohol-Related Problems: A World Health Organization Project Monograph.

USGPO, DHHS Publication No. Cited by: 5. The French alcohologist Ledermann () was the first to use per capita consumption of alcohol as an indicator of the prevalence of alcohol related problems.

Following his work, rises in per capita consumption of alcohol has frequently been used as evidence that the prevalence of alcohol related problems has been : A. Cartwright, S.

Shaw, T. Spratley. Alcohol -related problems have many causes, arise in various situations, and affect different types of people.

The response to these problems therefore needs to be comprehensive, involving public pol-icy, community programmes and action at the primary health care level. Primary health care providers include a wide range of different File Size: 1MB.

In this book, treatment has a wide -ranging meaning. It includes intervention by non -specialist personnel in community settings, as well as that by specialists in clinics and other agencies focusing on alcohol- related problems. The types of intervention that are usually referred to as counselling are also included.

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Internet Support for Dealing with Problematic Alcohol Use: A Survey of the Soberistas A cross-sectional survey was designed comprising free text and fixed response questions, divided into four sections: Community surveys have long shown that many people with alcohol-related problems can resolve these without formal treatment and those Cited by:   the total volume of alcohol consumed, and.

the pattern of drinking. The context of drinking plays an important role in occurrence of alcohol-related harm, particularly associated with health effects of alcohol intoxication, and, on rare occasions, also the quality of alcohol consumed.

Alcohol consumption can have an impact not only on the. • Concerning the prevention of alcohol-related problems, the politically easiest strategies are often among the least effective. • Well-designed alcohol education is an appropriate part of the school curriculum, but is unlikely by itself to do much to reduce rates of alcohol problems in a society.

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Major public health resources such as the book Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity,[7] along with the Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health[6]; the World Health Organization’s global alcohol strategy[2]; and the guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Task Force on Community Preventive Services, have.

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the first study conducted to test the effectiveness of random routine patrol; used fifteen patrol beats; researches concluded, "decreasing or increasing routine preventive patrol within the range tested in the experiment had no effect on crime, citizen fear of crime, community attitudes toward the police on the delivery of police service, police response time, or traffic accidents"; caused.

General Considerations for an Effective Response Strategy. Reducing the community's overall alcohol consumption. Any efforts to reduce a community's overall drinking have the potential to reduce underage drinking as well.

Changing the norms about alcohol's role in the community can affect young people as well as those legal to drink. The Grog Book (Brady, ) is another useful resource for all those involved in working to reduce the impact of alcohol among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Reduction in alcohol related health problems.

Community involvement Responses to the measures were mixed and the authors commented that there appeared to be a. Its aim was to understand how the principles of comprehensive PHC were implemented on the ground by these services.

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