A selection of presentations and posters from the INEBRIA 2012 Barcelona conference are now available. The conference covered the theme of ‘Research into practice’ as explored in this recent post.
Two recent events explored evidence, experience and views on delivering IBA across different settings. The first – ‘IBA: are all settings equal?’ – was held in partnership between the Alcohol Academy and DrinkWise NorthWest in July. More recently the Academy teamed up with the Nottingham Recovery Partnership to deliver ‘IBA: Making Every Contact Count?’.
Both events aimed to bring together alcohol leads and practitioners to assess how IBA implementation is going – and how and whether it should be extended across further settings. Of course, ‘all settings are not equal’ because the evidence base and policy focus is on IBA in Primary Care. Yet there is clearly both an enthusiasm and investment in delivering IBA across a wide range of settings.
INEBRIA is the International Network for Brief Interventions for Alcohol and Other Drugs. The 2012 conference was held in Barcelona on 27th and 28th September 2012.
This year I attended my first INEBRIA conference which was an overwhelmingly positive experience. The breadth of presentations, posters, and leading international experts available to talk to was inspiring. Of course much of it was focused on the latest research – to a non-academic this often leaves one constantly asking the question “How does this influence what happens in real world?”. Continue reading
9th Conference of INEBRIA: International Network on Brief Interventions for Alcohol and Other Drugs
Conference theme: From Clinical practice to Public Health: The two dimensions of brief interventions.
Location: Barcelona, Spain
The conference aims to:
- Enhance research on EIBI/SBI implementation as a public health tool
- Expand EIBI/SBI in emerging economies.
- Promote expansion of EIBI/SBI to other drugs
- Continue promoting the use of new technologies on the implementation of EIBI/SBI
- Review the major achievements on EIBI/SBI research in the last 9 years since INEBRIA was launched and the INEBRIA contribution to them.