Alcohol Interventions in Prison – Brief Interventions, Screening, Recovery

Feb 05

Venue: Manchester Evening Seminar

Thu 5 February 2015

Featuring: Kieran Lynch, Criminal Justice Programme Manager, Public Health England

 

Brief alcohol interventions have a large and robust evidence base for reducing alcohol use in risky drinkers, particularly in primary care settings. However, there is little evidence of effect upon drinking levels in criminal justice settings.

This free seminar will focus on Gateways and Public Health England research and review two projects that are looking to plug the gap and work within the new transforming rehabilitation agenda and test whether Brief Interventions can be effectively delivered in prison.

This event is free but you must first register with the Academy for Justice Commissioning.

For further details on the seminar and how to register please see the seminar flyer under the Events section of www.academyforjusticecommissioning.org.uk

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