Over the years, there has been a global decline in tobacco consumption, and countries have made significant progress in developing evidence-based and cost-effective tobacco control measures. As a result, tobacco industries have had to develop new products and be creative in the way they market their merchandise.
World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilising efforts in support of mental health.
The Day provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on mental health issues to talk about their work, and what more needs to be done to make mental health care a reality for people worldwide.
Action is needed by governments to control the marketing, labelling and availability of alcohol given the growing evidence about the burden of disease and premature mortality associated with alcohol use.
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:
Talking about alcohol with your children can be a complicated and sensitive topic to navigate.
Young people are absorbing information about alcohol from a range of sources within their environment.
Friends, teachers, and family can shape how a young person views drinking.
As parents, you have more influence than you think. You can help your children to avoid alcohol harms by: