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Now open - consultation for the draft National Alcohol Strategy 2018-2026

The  Draft National Alcohol Strategy 2018-2026  has been released for public consultation to allow all interested parties to have their say. The Strategy outlines Australia's agreed approach to preventing and minimising alcohol-related harms. Engagement with the consultation process is essential to ensure the Strategy will effectively address alcohol risks. The consultation will be via an online process and is open for submissions from 11 December 2017 through to 11 February 2018.  Details of how to lodge a submission are available on the national Ministerial Drug and Alcohol Forum webpage. Click  here   To download the draft strategy click  here  

22/12/2017

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Get into the spirit sans spirits

Wanting to pace yourself over the festive party season? Cutting back on or avoiding drinking at social events doesn't need to be a bore. Whether you are going alcohol-free or just wanting to cut back on your drinking during the festive season you will find some tasty, refreshing options in the Literary Mocktails recipe collection from Drug Info.  Literary mocktails are book-themed, alcohol-free drinks, inspired by well-known literary works. Mocktails are a great alternative to alcoholic drinks for designated drivers, pregnant women, people wanting to reduce their alcohol intake, young people or anyone who wants to avoid alcohol. Click  here  to find a range of mocktail recipes, from alcohol-free versions of classic cocktails to a festive-themed virgin mojito. Drug Info is a specialist service of the State Library of New South Wales, in partnership with the NSW Ministry of Health. The service manages the Drug Info website, a collection of plain language books and factsheets held in NSW public libraries and public programs delivered by public library staff. 

15/12/2017

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