Alcohol Focus Scotland (AFS) - Associate Partner


Role in the project

Associated Partner in the EWA project

Description of the organization

Alcohol Focus Scotland works to reduce the harm caused by alcohol. As Scotland’s national alcohol charity we aim to be the primary source of informed, accurate and accessible information about alcohol for the media, policy makers, practitioners and the general public. We also work with colleagues in the UK, Europe and in the wider international field.

Contact information

John Marletta:

166 Buchanan Street, Glasgow, G1 2LW. Scotland.

Tel: +141 572 6700

Country team members

John Marletta: Development and Learning Co-ordinator:

Jennifer Curran: Senior research:

Mary Ellmers - Head of Training

Gillian Bell - Communications Officer

Denis McCusker - Administrative Assistant

Country Implementation

Case studies

Scotland Country Description

Scotland Case I

Scotland Case II NHS Shetland

Pilot studies

Awareness Raising

How to run a workplace alcohol awareness event - view factsheet

Dealing with alcohol problems in the workplace - view factsheet

Workplace alcohol policy - view factsheet

Alcohol and the workplace - view factsheet

Unit/Calorie calculator - view wheel

Safety, Health and Well-Being - view bulletin

The cost of alcohol in North Ayrshire 2010/11 - view newsletter

Alcohol Awareness Quiz - view quiz

Alcohol - the price we pay - view handout

Unit measure guide - view awareness campaign


Alcohol and the workplace - what we know - view training (slides presentation)

Brief Intervention

Alcohol and drugs policies and employment, participants manual - view guide

Links Alcohol Focus Scotland’s primary aim is to reduce the health and social harm caused by alcohol.

Materials Developed