Prevention

9th City Health Conference

Melbourne, Australia,

The 9th City Health Conference will take place in Melbourne, 3rd-4th October.

City Health International is a network of individuals and organisations engaged in the study of and the response to structural health issues and health behaviour in the urban environment.

 

AASLD Liver Meeting

Boston,

The American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD) will be holding their annual meeting 8–12 November 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts.

The Liver meeting brings together people working for the science, innovation, research and advances in patient care, with the shared goal of preventing and curing liver disease.

Alcohol Interventions in Secondary and Further Education

Published by
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
Publication Date

Alcohol use during the teenage years is related to a wide range of health and social problems. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has developed new guidelines to help schools and colleges when teaching their pupils about the risks associated with alcohol.

Schools Can Help Every Student Succeed by Using Evidence-Based Programmes and Practices

Published by
Society for Prevention Research

There has been a call to teach young people social and emotional skills alongside the academic curriculum in schools. Schools are required to promote wellbeing and foster a safe and nourishing environment that caters to the broad range of needs of all students.

Awareness of Information on Alcohol Packaging

Citation
Critchlow, Nathan, Daniel Jones, Crawford Moodie, Anne Marie MacKintosh, Niamh Fitzgerald, Lucie Hooper, Christopher Thomas, and Jyotsna Vohra. "Awareness of product-related information, health messages and warnings on alcohol packaging among adolescents: a cross-sectional survey in the United Kingdom." Journal of Public Health (2019).
Publication Date

Although alcohol consumption among young people in the UK has been declining there remains a concerning level of binge drinking amongst 16–24-year-olds.