brief intervention

International Network on Brief Interventions for Alcohol and other Drugs (INEBRIA)

Goa, India,

The 17th INEBRIA conference will take place in Goa, India, on September 24-25, 2020 under the title “Setting new directions for brief interventions”. The conference will provide an opportunity for practitioners, implementers, academics, policy-makers, and various other actors to influence the agenda for alcohol-use interventions.

16th Annual INEBRIA Conference

Lübeck ,

International Network on Brief Interventions for Alcohol & Other Drugs (INEBRIA) is an international network, primarily consisting of researchers, and importantly also including policymakers, practitioners and other stakeholders interested in the potential of brief interventions in health and other settings to reduce the problems caused by alcohol and other drug use. 

Impact of a Brief Intervention Program in Clinical Practice: Barriers and Adaptations

Martínez-Martínez, Kalina Isela, Jiménez-Pérez, Ana Lucía, Romero, Violeta Félix, & Morales-Chainé, Silvia. (2018). Impact of a brief intervention programs in clinical practice: Barriers and adaptations. International Journal of Psychological Research, 11(2), 27-34.
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The present study analyzes the main barriers and adaptations to brief interventions that focus on addictive behavior treatments carried out in clinical settings by 756 health professionals during their adoption process in 350 Primary Attention Units in Mexico.


Socioeconomic Inequalities in the Delivery of Brief Interventions for Smoking and Excessive Drinking: Findings from a Cross-Sectional Household Survey in England

Angus C, Brown J, Beard E, et al Socioeconomic inequalities in the delivery of brief interventions for smoking and excessive drinking: findings from a cross-sectional household survey in England BMJ Open 2019;9:e023448. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023448
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Objectives: Brief interventions (BI) for smoking and risky drinking are effective and cost-effective policy approaches to reducing alcohol harm currently used in primary care in England; however, little is known about their contribution to health inequalities.

Effectiveness Bank Analysis: Do Interventions to Reduce Alcohol-Related Harms also Reduce Domestic Abuse?

BMC Public Health: 2014, 14(881), p. 1-11.
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In celebration of International Women’s Day we are highlighting studies throughout the month of March that further our understanding of how sex and gender influence the course of addiction and treatment, with a particular focus on women.