Centre for Public Health

Liverpool John Moores University

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News Archive

August 2013

Professor Mark Bellis presented with the 2013 Alwyn Smith Prize
6 August 2013
Professor Mark Bellis, Director of the Centre for Public Health was recently presented with the 2013 Alwyn Smith Prize at the Faculty of Public Health (FPH) Awards Ceremony which took place on 2nd July 2013. The prize is awarded annually …

Electronic screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment for (poly) drug users in emergency services (eSBIRTes project)
5 August 2013
CPH was recently a partner in a European project that aimed to identify and develop effective tools for Screening, Brief Interventions and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for young adults presenting at emergency departments (EDs) with problems related to (poly) drug …

Steroid and Image Enhancing Drugs Survey
2 August 2013
There is a lack of baseline evidence around the prevalence and patterns of steroid and image enhancing drug (SIED) use in the UK. Whilst there are some indications to suggest an increase in use, especially in the under 25’s, there …