To support the free and open dissemination of research findings and information on alcoholism and alcohol-related problems. To encourage open access to peer-reviewed articles free for all to view.

For full versions of posted research articles readers are encouraged to email requests for "electronic reprints" (text file, PDF files, FAX copies) to the corresponding or lead author, who is highlighted in the posting.


Monday, February 20, 2012

2012 Essay Competition Instructions Closing Date: 01 December 2012

2012 sees the Journal’s second annual Essay Competition take place. As well as prizes for students who are undertaking, or have recently
completed, a mental health and substance use
(coexisting, dual diagnosis, co-occurring, comorbid) course, at any level of study, there is
also a section for new writers who have not
previously published in this field, - or completed –
a formal training course. Submitted essays/articles may be on any subject that falls within the scope of the journal, including:
• clinical practice
• management or administrative practice
• ethics
• transcultural issues and ethnicity
• organisation and service development
• legal issues
• critical appraisal of programmes/articles
• concept exploration and analysis
• policy and procedural issues
• education and training
• research and evidence-based practice
• leadership
• complementary and alternative therapies
• communication
• prevalence and incidence
• case study

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