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Early Intervention

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Projects

PHEPA

The Primary Health Care European Project on Alcohol (Phepa) was a project which aimed at integrating health promotion interventions for hazardous and harmful alcohol consumption into primary health care professionals' daily clinical work.

Phepa has produced European recommendations and clinical guidelines on best practice for health care purchasers and providers; a training programme for primary health care professionals, a comprehensive Internet site database on good practice, and a series of country specific dissemination strategies.

The project's website is an essential resource for those professionals who have to tackle alcohol related problems in primary health care settings. It presents evidence-based information on the management of alcohol problems under different headings: The harm done by alcohol, Identifying alcohol problems, Intervening with patients, etc