Effectiveness of web-based self help interventions with alcohol

There is growing research on the effectiveness of web-based self-help interventions. A meta-analysis by the World Health Organisation (WHO) showed that, for people with hazardous and harmful use of alcohol, computerized self-help is approximately as effective as a face-to face brief intervention. It is also likely to be cost-effective. Online self-help might be the first … Continue reading Effectiveness of web-based self help interventions with alcohol

Survival’s Law of Three

This is an old adage from battlefield medicine and triage about survival times: 3 seconds – fight or flight decision making time 3 minutes – without air 3 hours – without warmth or shelter 3 days – without water 3 weeks – without food This rule of three’s has stuck with me for many things … Continue reading Survival’s Law of Three