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SIGN THE PETITION : Demand that Drinkaware cease all education-based activities in Irish Schools.

Click here, Sign, Share our Petition Dear all The Irish Community Action on Alcohol Network (ICAAN), together with Alcohol Forum Ireland, has created a petition calling on Drinkaware to cease all education-based activities with Irish Schools.    This week, the HSE, the Department of Health and most recently the Taoiseach have all indicated their position that …

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Time to end the stigma & have a national conversation on Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

ENDpae & Alcohol Forum Ireland Call for Action This September, in the shadow of some very worrying international reports placing Ireland in the top three countries for Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder; Alcohol Forum Ireland together with ENDpae are calling on people across Ireland to end the silence and shame and begin to talk openly and …

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E-Learning Module – Alcohol Related Brain Injury (ARBI)

Today is World Brain Day 2022 “Brain Health for All” & Alcohol Forum Ireland are delighted to announce: a 40 minute e-learning module on Alcohol-Related Brain Injury is now available on HSELAND for all HSE staff and section 38 and 39 organisations. Alcohol-Related Brain Injury Alcohol-Related Brain Injury is a form of Acquired Brain Injury …

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“Building A SAFER Donegal” Launched today 24th May 2022

Report: Alcohol Consumption & Attitudes to Evidence Based Alcohol Policy in Donegal The Alcohol Forum Ireland would like to thank Atlantic Technology University Donegal (formerly Letterkenny Institute of Technology) for facilitating access to students in the Donegal Region, and in particular, Dr Anne Burke, Paul Lynch, Paul Hannigan and Siobhan Howe. And Thank you to …

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Alcohol Industry & Public Health – Letter to the Irish Times

Letter to the Irish Times Sir, – I refer to the letter from the alcohol industry-funded Drinkaware (“Assessing alcohol data is a complex task”, May 16th). The letter is typical of the strategy of undermining or diverting attention away from effective public health measures which 30 years of global evidence clearly support. Significant omissions relate …

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‘2nd World Assembly on Community Action on Alcohol (WACAA)’

The Irish Community Action on Alcohol Network, is delighted to announce the second coming together into a free space for communities working to reduce and prevent Alcohol Harm, to identify and agree key issues that will go forward to the WHO (World Health Organisation) discussions on the next Global Alcohol Action Plan’.    As founder members …

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Press Release: Launch of ‘I-MARK: Supporting Independence from Alcohol Industry Influence’

On March 10th, a number of global experts will join the Irish Community Action on Alcohol Network in launching a new initiative designed to challenge and resist the growing influence and impact that the alcohol industry is having on health and wellbeing.    The I-Mark is a brand, a logo and a social movement which aims …

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Webinar: March 14th 2022 – “Addressing Malnutrition in Alcohol Use Disorders”

Join us for our latest webinar as part of Brain Awareness Week, 2022 (March 14th – 18th)…. “Addressing Malnutrition in Alcohol Use Disorders – with a special focus on Thiamine Deficiency and Wernickes-Korsakoffs Syndrome” Date: 14th March 2022Time: 14:00 – 15:00 (GMT)Place: Zoom The devastating and disabling impact of Wernickes-Korsakoffs Syndrome makes prevention of this …

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Launch Of The i-Mark initiative by ICAAN

The Irish Community Action on Alcohol is delighted to announce that, after a year in development, the I-Mark Initiative: Supporting Independence from Alcohol Industry Influence will be officially launched in March 2022 by global alcohol policy expert, Professor Thomas Babor. Since late 2021, the project lead, Paula Leonard has been promoting adoption of the I-Mark …

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