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8 Tips on How to Write About Alcohol Consumption Responsibly

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Journalist's Resource

The media has a major role in influencing people's drinking behaviour.

Despite clear evidence linking harmful alcohol consumption with increased risk of health problems such as cancer, liver disease, and violence-related injuries, we are continuously fed advertisements promoting alcohol products and glorifying alcohol consumption. 

Alcohol Awareness Week

Awareness Campaign,

Alcohol Awareness Week is an opportunity for charities, local authorities, GP surgeries, businesses and more to think and talk about alcohol harm with their communities.

To help you run Alcohol Awareness Week in your community, Alcohol Change UK have put together free digital resources:

Tobacco Watcher

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Institute for Global Tobacco Control

The global tobacco control landscape is ever changing. In this fast-paced world, Tobacco Watcher is designed to stay on top of these changes by finding, analysing and delivering the world’s tobacco-related news. Powered by cutting-edge innovations in machine learning and artificial intelligence, Tobacco Watcher empowers you to combat global tobacco use.

South East Asian Fellowship Program on Drug Policy 2019

Release, the UK’s centre of expertise on drugs and drugs law, is proud to invite applications to the 2019 South East Asian Fellowship Program on Drug Policy. Fellows will be hosted at Release in London, UK. This program supports those working in sectors related to drug policy in order to increase their understanding of international drug policy reform issues, to improve their advocacy skills, and to enhance their capacity in working with the media on

Claremont’s UPC Media Summer Institute Programme

Claremont Graduate University is offering one of the leading certificate programs for the advanced study of Media-Based Prevention Science. In intimate-scale cohorts with a favourable faculty-to-trainee ratio, participants build their knowledge and skills in the use of media in psychotropic substance use prevention. Advanced training in theory-based prevention using the media to enhance effects, and the intersection of prevention science theory and research, along with on-the-ground practice, are covered in depth. The programme culminates with

National Prevention Week

Campaign,

National Prevention Week is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, mental and/or substance use disorders.

SAMHSA’s National Prevention Week will take place May 12 through 18, 2019.