INEBRIA THEMATIC MEETING IN STOCKHOLM

RETHINKING ALCOHOL INTERVENTIONS IN HEALTH CARE

27th of May 2016

Welcome Introduction
Sven Andréasson, president of INEBRIA
Irene Nilsson Carlsson, National Board of Health and Welfare

Björn Lundkvist, Systembolaget

Present state of SBIRT – Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment:
Review of the SBI outcome literature: Rich Saitz, USA (PDF)
Lack of evidence for increase in treatment following SBIRT: Joe Glass, USA (PDF)
Moderator: Niamh Fitzgerald, UK

Alternatives to RT – Referral to Treatment:
Treatment of alcohol dependence in primary care: Kathy Brady, USA
TAP study in Stockholm: Sara Wallhed-Finn, Sweden (PDF)
Moderator: Toni Gual, Spain

Stigma:
Stigma – practitioner attitudes: Emily Williams, USA (PDF)
Alcohol & stigma: Sven Andreasson, Sweden (PDF)
Moderator: Toni Gual, Spain

Perspectives of heavy drinking:
Heavy use over time: Toni Gual, Spain (PDF)
Alcohol addiction: Nick Heather, UK (PDF)
Moderator: Rich Saitz, USA

Global perspectives on SBIRT:
SBIRT in India: Vivek Benegal, India (PDF)
SBIRT in Latin America: Marcela Tiburcio, Mexico (PDF)

Next step in Sweden:
Sven Wåhlin, GP: A new approach to managing alcohol problems in health care (PDF)
Heidi Stensmyren, President Swedish Medical Association
Stefan Lindgren, chairman, the Swedish Society of Medicine: Alcohol and Health - aspects on prevention
Hanne Tønnesen, director, WHO Collaborating centre for the implementation of evidence based clinical health promotion, Malmö (PDF)
Moderator: Sven Andréasson, Sweden

Summary discussion of the day