This policy brief covers the case for regulation of alcohol marketing on social media sites. This is a highly relevant issue for student drinking.
"The pervasiveness of alcohol-related content and alcohol marketing on social media sites works to normalise alcohol consumption, including excessive drinking [...] We summarise the evidence supporting the need for an urgent review of alcohol marketing via social media – a challenge that can no longer be ignored if New Zealand is to make a serious commitment to reduce the harm caused by alcohol to our young people and communities."
The full report is available here.
"The main aim was to review the effectiveness of population or settings-based strategies and approaches for promoting the mental wellbeing of students and staff within universities. This policy brief focuses on the papers relating specifically to mental health outcomes (around a third of the papers reviewed). The remaining two thirds of papers were focused on alcohol, tobacco or other drugs; we have included a short summary of these papers in the ‘Discussion’ section."
Full report available here
A health promotion approach is used to review alcohol policies and practices and key recommendations are made to reduce alcohol-related harm at tertiary institutions. This was developed by Canterbury DHB.
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Health Promotion in Tertiary Settings: Reducing alcohol-related harm - Next Steps
A guide using health promotion principles to assess what the next steps are to reduce alcohol harm in a tertiary institution. This was developed by Canterbury DHB.
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