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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

Created by
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

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

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.

What's The Crack Podcast

Created by
The National Addiction Centre at King’s College London

Barely a week goes by without legal highs, binge drinking, or the latest celebrity rehab hitting the headlines.

But have you ever wondered what the facts are behind drug and addiction news stories?

Media Influence on Public Policy in Kenya: The Case of Illicit Brew Consumption

Citation
Mwangi C. (2018). Media Influence on Public Policy in Kenya: The Case of Illicit Brew Consumption. SAGE Open https://doi.org/10.1177/2158244018764245
Publication Date

Abstract

The media plays a major role in public life, influencing citizens’ focus of attention and providing many of the facts and opinions that shape perspectives on topics of the day. Studies that analyze media influences on policy making have had mixed results on whether the media does actually influence public policy.