06 November 2018
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Friend's Meeting House
6 Mount Street
Putting communities in charge of alcohol: a health champion model
This interactive discussion will look at issues around developing community capacity to influence health behavioural change. It will outline how an asset based community development (ABCD) approach to improving health outcomes is being implemented across Greater Manchester and how it is being evaluated. Drawing on the lay expertise of the audience, it will explore the barriers and facilitators to implementing an ABCD approach to improving health outcomes.
Experienced researchers will discuss current work underway. They will show some short films that have been made of the experience of professionals and volunteers developing knowledge and skills as alcohol health champions and the benefits experienced to date. The researchers will canvas the views and opinions of those attending the event, about the role of the layperson and community organisations in championing healthy lifestyle changes.
Contact: Dr Cathy Ure