BACKGROUND Alcohol problems are a major UK and international public health issue. The prevalence of alcohol problems is markedly higher among prisoners than the general population. However, studies suggest alcohol problems among prisoners are under-detected, under-recorded and under-treated. Identifying offenders with alcohol problems is fundamental to… (More)
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Global problems such as disease detection and control, terrorism, immigration and border control, illicit drug trafficking, etc. require information sharing, coordination and collaboration among government agencies within a country and across national boundaries. This paper presents a prototype of a transnational information system which aims at achieving… (More)
This report examines the infl uence that family can have on how children in their pre-teen years learn about alcohol, and identifi es the need for and approaches to providing parental guidance on the subject. Childhood experiences and the infl uence of family are crucial to forming future drinking habits. Much emphasis has been placed on understanding the… (More)