It is estimated that within Birmingham alone there are over 100,000 hazardous drinkers, 40,000 harmful drinkers, and over 20,000 dependent drinkers
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reduce their consumption of alcohol by 61 percent.
NICE (2010a, 2010b, 2011) recommends a combination of population and individual approaches, and the commissioning of resources to support and screen harmful and dependent drinkers
and deliver brief interventions to hazardous drinkers including young people, who are particularly vulnerable to alcohol and the toxic effects of alcohol (NICE, 2010a, 2011), and adults of all ages.
Although drinkers with greater problems have been excluded in many studies, controlled trials have shown significant decreases in alcohol consumption and total drinking days for dependent drinkers
following SBIs (Brown et al.
Director of services Chris Robinson said: "For dependent drinkers
I don't think it would make an awful lot of difference.
A Church spokesman said alcohol kills millions of people every year and keeps countless millions of dependent drinkers
and their families in poverty.
Turning Point wants to see the widening of hospital intervention programmes which train frontline NHS staff to dig deep with their questions and find dependent drinkers
Arrange follow-up support and repeated counseling, including referring dependent drinkers
for specialty treatment.
Analyses of the adult persistent group found emotional and psychological characteristics distinguished high risk from harmful and dependent drinkers
There are currently 178,000 people aged between 16 and 64 who are either hazardous, harmful or dependent drinkers
- a figure set to rise to more than 181,000 by 2010.
These studies were done with "real-world" populations of severely dependent drinkers
and drug abusers.
Brief intervention in primary care settings: A primary treatment method for at-risk, problem, and dependent drinkers
The health benefits of vitamin-B supplementation to dependent drinkers
is well documented, and Aboriginal health care workers and doctors reported improving health status among the camper group who received supplements (Ambrose et al.
They were highly dependent drinkers
who had consumed alcohol on approximately 25 of the 30 days before they were admitted to the detox program.
It refers likely dependent drinkers
to additional treatment resources, advises risky (non-dependent) drinkers to cut back, and educates all visitors about moderate drinking guidelines.