Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Education and children's services , Health and social care

Is the Iceland model for reducing teenage smoking, drinking and drug use the reason why Iceland beat England in Euro 2016?

Summary

Iceland has radically reduced rates of teenage smoking, drinking and drug use in the past 20 years through its “Youth in Iceland” programme to tackle behavioural addiction. This briefing examines why other countries, including the UK, aren’t following suit, and will be interesting to local authority members and officers, in OECD countries, with responsibility for heath, finance, and children and young people.

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