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Taking multiple medicines? Support the Yellow Card scheme by reporting suspected side effects

Still time to register for the 1st 2020 #Alcohol Occasionals @SHAAPALCOHOL @SARNalcohol seminar @RCPEdin on 20th Feb. Hear Heather Still, Arran CVS, talk about alcohol over the lifespan in an island community. Remote access also possible:

The @UCLBehaveChange Centre for Behaviour Change Summer School is now open for places. They get snapped up quickly so if you would like to attend get in early. Here's a link

What constitutes effective problematic substance use treatment from the perspective of people who are homeless? A systematic review and meta-ethnography| Harm Reduct J @DrHannahCarve

#PLOSONE: Associations between interrelated dimensions of socio-economic status, higher risk drinking and mental health in South East London: A cross-sectional study ( open access)

Blog post from @russwebt highlights some of the key findings and trends from ONS recent data on Alcohol England 2019

From @DrugAlcFindings - How can services ensure that homeless people
aren’t inadvertently excluded and derailed from their goals?

The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) has developed an 'Alcohol Resources' webpage which brings together guides to alcohol education, screening, brief interventions, treatment and referral and more....