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Thursday, May 3, 2012

Alcohol IBA blog aims to share news, info and links related for alcohol brief interventions

A new Alcohol IBA blog has been set up to help promote the delivery of 'Identification and Brief Advice' (IBA), also known as alcohol brief interventions.

The blog, available at, aims to promote learning, understanding and the delivery of IBA amongst all roles that have the opportunity to deliver it.

IBA is a cost-effective simple intervention that proven to reduce risky drinking. It is a key part of the national effort to reduce alcohol-related harm, but it needs widespread delivery to achieve this.

The blog aims to support the IBA agenda by sharing information and learning relating to IBA, and sign-posting to key resources. It should also offer a space for new ideas about improving the delivery or implementation of IBA, particularly in settings or organisations facing challenges to delivery. > > > > Read More