Responding to calls today (January 10th 2017) from leading public health experts for greater controls on alcohol marketing to protect children.
A welcomed response from Wayne Gault, ADP, to the impacts on children of moderate parental alcohol consumption.
The Alcohol and Families Alliance together with the Institute of Alcohol Studies and Alcohol Focus Scotland are working on a new research project into parental drinking and its impact on children. Wayne Gault of ADP Aberdeenshire highlights his observations.
The Scottish Greens have added their support to Alcohol Focus Scotland's campaign to end alcohol marketing in childhood. The #alcoholfreekids campaign is also endorsed by children's charities, health groups, NHS boards, local Alcohol and Drug Partnerships, and more than 30 MSPs.
Public health and charity leaders urge Scotch Whisky Association not to appeal minimum pricing decision
Read the Alcohol Focus Scotland News Release here.
22 Scots die each week because of alcohol that can be purchased for as little as 18p per litre - Scottish Families supports the demand from SHAAP for action to protect harmful drinkers and their families.
Read about the fantastic new book produced by Families Outside.
Come along to our AGM on 26th November 2016.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's proclamation of support for International Recovery Month and the Scottish Recovery Walk on 17th September 2016.