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, May 13, 2013

Today starts the first European Awareness Week on Alcohol Related Harm

A group of organisations have come together to raise awareness among EU policy makers of the harms caused by alcohol.

The first European Awareness Week on Alcohol Related Harm starts today (13 May).

The aim of the week is to raise awareness among EU policy makers of the harms caused by alcohol and the need for an integrated approach to tackle them.

A series of events have been organised as part of the week including a policy debate in the European Parliament (Room A5G305) on May 15 hosted by UK MEP Nessa Childers.

Draft Programme

12:00 Welcome and registration at the door
Networking lunch
12:30 Welcome and introduction by the hostNessa Childers MEP
12:35 The European Alcohol Strategy, results and way forwardGiulio Gallo, Policy Officer, DG SANCO
12:50 Results of the AMPHORA project: The evidence for an integrated approach to alcohol related harm Peter Anderson, Professor, Alcohol and Health, Maastricht University. Netherlands
13:00 Working towards an integrated approach to alcohol-related harmAchim Kautz, ELPA (Representative of the EU Roundtable on an Integrated approach to Alcohol Related Harm)
13:10 MEP remarks on the burden of alcohol on Europe
13:25 Comments by the host and Q&A sessionNessa Childers MEP / audience
13:40 Wrap-up and concluding remarks by the host Nessa Childers MEP
13:50 Photo opportunityAll
14:00 Networking coffee

Email to register for this event.

Should you need access to the European Parliament, please include your full name, nationality, date of birth, ID number and country of residence in the email