A think aloud study to explore the feasibility and acceptability of a digital intervention for the prevention of alcohol related harm in adolescents

Small Grant

This small grant was awarded to build and test the acceptability of a digital intervention, The Alcohol Smart Quiz to reduce alcohol misuse in adolescents aged 11-14.

Effectiveness of schools-based life-skills and alcohol education programmes

A National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) review of UK and international literature on the impact of school-based alcohol education and life-skills programmes since 2008. This review considers which programmes offer the greatest value for money and the processes that facilitate or inhibit their implementation, sustainability and impact.

Conference 2013: Dr David Foxcroft – Developmental Epidemiology and Prevention

Dr David Foxcroft discuss some of the latest research into alcohol education and prevention in schools, in particular the impact of programmes such as the Good Behaviour Game and the Strengthening Families programme. He suggests that community-oriented developmental prevention can have a significant impact on risk factors associated with drinking, but that we need a better understanding of how prevention effects are moderated by other factors such as gender.