Tagged: Child Mental Health

NEWS: Scotland: Families With Alcohol Problems Need Comprehensive Support

Research by Public Health Scotland on whether the minimum unit price (MUP) policy implemented in the country had an impact on the lives of children and young people within families with alcohol problems found that these families need comprehensive support…

MEMBER NEWS: Junis, Sweden: 300 People Trained to Talk About Alcohol Addiction with Children

Ludde the dog teaches more adults to chat with children about alcohol problems. Junis, Movendi International member organization from Sweden, developed the education material ‘Ludde’ in order to teach adults. So far, 300 people have completed the ‘Ludde’ training…

NEWS: WHO Releases Children’s Story Book to Cope with COVID-19

The book titled “My Hero is You, How kids can fight COVID-19!” features the fantasy creature Ario. It is aimed at children aged 6 to 11 years and teaches kids how to protect themselves, family and friends from the virus and how to manage difficult emotions when confronted with a new and rapidly changing reality…

MEMBER NEWS: Junis Sweden: New Project for Children of Parents with Alcohol Problems

Heart-driven Movendi International members at Junis Sweden have started a new and ground-breaking project for children of parents with alcohol problems…

NEWS: Sweden: Fewer Parents Think Alcohol Use Around Kids Is Inappropriate

According to the new IQ Alcohol Index in Sweden, fewer parents thin alcohol use around kids is inappropriate. Every year IQ surveys Swedes’ attitude on alcohol. According to the index over the past 10 years attitudes towards alcohol have become more permissive…

REPORT: Children’s Awareness About Normative Situations for Adults to Consume Alcohol

Children aged 4–8 become increasingly knowledgeable about alcohol norms in specific situations which implies that they know in what kind of situation alcohol consumption is a common human behavior. This knowledge may put them at risk for early alcohol initiation and frequent alcohol use later in life…