IARD’s work is informed by the latest scientific evidence on alcohol and health, including alcohol policy. By bringing together data and research on drinking patterns, alcohol in society, and regulations at a national level, IARD examines best practice around policies and interventions that reduce harmful drinking. IARD’s tools and resources are intended to support practitioners in formulating approaches that can be adapted to local needs and contexts.
Information, resources, and examples helpful in creating, implementing, and evaluating alcohol education programs.
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This table details recommendations for alcohol consumption (drinking guidelines) issued by government bodies in various countries. Generally, these recommendations apply to healthy adults. It is specified when other groups are the targets of the recommendations. Standard drinks are shown in...Read more
This table details drinking guidelines issued by government bodies in various countries regarding alcohol consumption by women who may become pregnant, are pregnant, or are breastfeeding. Recommendations for other healthy adults are detailed separately in the table Drinking guidelines: General population. Standard...Read more
This IARD Policy Review summarizes the evidence on marketing communications for alcohol beverages and their regulation. IARD Policy Reviews cover the evidence on the impact of policy measures on drinking patterns and outcomes. They offer an overview of the key...Read more
The Unrecorded Alcohol Toolkit has 3 main purposes: