Alcohol Brief Interventions Training

An Alcohol Brief Intervention (ABI) is a short, evidence-based, structured conversation about alcohol consumption with a service user that seeks, in a non-confrontational way, to motivate and support the individual to think about and / or plan a change in their drinking behaviour in order to reduce their alcohol consumption and / or their risk of harm.

You can find more information relating to ABI here

Orkney Alcohol & Drugs Partnership are able to offer a short individual or small group training session aimed at helping staff develop their skills and to embed ABI in their day to day practice.

If you would be interested in accessing this training for your staff then please get in touch with the Substance Misuse Development Officer Matthew Thomas, on

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