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16th Apr 2020

Updated Guidance: COVID-19: Advice for heavy drinkers who are thinking about cutting back or stopping drinking alcohol

Updated Guidance: COVID-19: Advice for heavy drinkers who are thinking about cutting back or stopping drinking alcohol

Read SHAAP's updated guidance for heavy drinkers who are planning to cut back or stop drinking, both in the context of COVID-19 and beyond.

16th Apr 2020

Updated Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19) and People with Alcohol-related Problems: Recommendations for Services

Updated Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19) and People with Alcohol-related Problems: Recommendations for Services

SHAAP has updated its recommendations for services supporting people with alcohol-related problems, including ADPs, Commissioners, Alcohol Service Managers, Community Services and Mutual Aid and Support Groups, to enable them to reduce risks and ensure continued support in the COVID-19 context.

4th Nov 2019

Alcohol & Cancer Risks: A guide for health professionals

Alcohol & Cancer Risks: A guide for health professionals

Updated version of SHAAP brochure 'Alcohol and Cancer Risks: A Guide for Health Professionals' endorsed by the CMO for Scotland, Dr Catherine Calderwood (October 2019)

 

24th Oct 2017

Alcohol-related Liver Disease: Guidance for Good Practice

Alcohol-related Liver Disease: Guidance for Good Practice

This guidance was put together by a writing group comprised of health professionals specialising in liver care and/or public health.

15th Feb 2013

Alcohol and Cancer Risks: A Guide for Health Professionals

Alcohol and Cancer Risks: A Guide for Health Professionals

This guide has been produced to summarise for health professionals the links between alcohol consumption and cancers, so that they can use opportunities in their work to intervene to reduce the risks. It was produced following an expert workshop which was convened by SHAAP.