Changing Scotland’s relationship with alcohol: Recommendations for further action - joint report by SHAAP, AFS, BMA and Scottish Families affected by Alcohol and Drugs

Changing Scotland’s relationship with alcohol: Recommendations for further action - joint report by SHAAP, AFS, BMA and Scottish Families affected by Alcohol and Drugs

Overarching recommendations to the Scottish Government:

  • Establish a target to reduce overall population alcohol consumption in Scotland by 10% over ten years
  • Apply a ‘health in all policies’ approach, including a specific assessment of potential alcohol harm
  • Address alcohol’s role in health inequalities
  • Recommission NHS Health Scotland to evaluate the impact of the alcohol strategy refresh
  • Support the establishment of a research and evidence network

A comprehensive list of thematic recommendations are also provided on: Reduced consumption; Supporting families and communities; Positive attitudes, positive choices; and Improved treatment and support.

Please view the report to view the recommendations in detail.

 
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