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Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Don't Bottle It Up - HAGA launches online self assessment and referral resource

HAGA has launched DontBottleItUp, a website that allows visitors to work out the level of risk they are at as a result of their drinking and access personalised advice online. For areas such as Haringey where it is commissioned locally, users can find out where to get face-to-face support.

DontBottleItUp was developed with support from the Department of Health and aims to improve local best practice in prevention and early intervention, whilst also building clear pathways into treatment. The site aims to add value to existing Identification and Brief Advice (IBA) activity, such as the alcohol Direct Enhanced Service and NHS Health Checks and uses the validated AUDIT alcohol screening questions. > > > > Read More