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May 13, 2015

Reversing the Trend is a resource developed by Partnership Drugs Initiative (PDI) and Evaluation Support Scotland (ESS) with practitioners to help gather and disseminate evidence on the impact of preventative approaches for young people at risk of developing alcohol issues. In this episode we hear from Elaine...


May 13, 2015

The Evidence Exchange programme, an Alliance for Useful Evidence initiative, seeks to encourage the sharing and use of social policy evidence across the UK. One of the programme's themes is the role of evidence in developing policy and interventions that reduce people's risk of alcohol related harm, such as ABIs -...


Mar 1, 2013

Foetal alcohol syndrome and looked after children. Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder affects many of our looked after, accommodated and adopted children. This complex and emotive topic was explored at a Scottish Attachment in Action seminar held in Edinburgh on 22 February 2013. We asked Paul Gilroy, Chair of SAIA, about...


Mar 6, 2012

Cheryl Burgess, Research Fellow at the School of Applied Social Science, University of Stirling; and Sandra Sweeten, Aberlour Glasgow Bridges Service Manager. The Aberlour Glasgow Bridges service was set up in Possilpark in North East Glasgow in June 2008, with initial funding for three years. It works with...


Feb 3, 2012

Dr Louise Hill describes her qualitative research study on children young people affected by parental alcohol problems.

Around 65,000 children and young people in Scotland are living with a parent or carer with an alcohol problem. The study involved researching the views and experiences of 30 young people and children...