14th NRHC Recommendation

We need a theme on alcohol - the most harmful substance in our society.

eg reinstate Aboriginal community initiated alcohol management plans
Reinforce reductions to opening hours
Oppose advertising and promotion of alcohol in sport and particularly to children
Provide opportunities to upskill rural clinicians in the clinical characteristics, diagnosis and management of Fetal alcohol Spectrum Disorder and in recognising and advising about alcohol use in pregnancy. FASD is the most common preventable cause of intellectual impairment and is mist common in rural remote and disadvantaged communities.

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