Useful Resources

There is a wide variety of information available in regard to substance misuse and as such the list below is not exhaustive.

Here is a selection of some useful places to go for more information, though you can also contact the DALT for advice.

East Midlands Public Heath Observatory (EMPHO)
A collection of information resources on alcohol.  Includes local, national policies and data to include National Indicator 39 figures (re: alcohol-related hospital admissions / attendances).

Federation of Drug and Alcohol Professionals (FDAP)
The professional body for the substance misuse field, working to improve the standards of practice across the field.

National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse (NTA)
Special health authority, established to improve the availability, capacity and effectiveness of drug treatment in England.

Portman Group
Supported by the UK's leading drinks producers, it is concerned with highlighting issues around social responsibility and alcohol.

A site with a wealth of alcohol-related advice and information

Alcohol Policy UK
A website aimed providing up to date news and developments on issues relating to alcohol

Down Your Drink
A site designed to help you work out if you are drinking too much.

NHS Choices
Useful section on alcohol and its potential adverse effects.

Alcohol Concern
National agency on alcohol misuse campaigning for effective alcohol policy and improved services for people whose lives are affected by alcohol-related problems.