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Drowning Prevention Charity, the Royal Life Saving Society’s (RLSS UK), Don’t Drink and Drown campaign is set to be launched this bank holiday weekend (April 30, 2016) warning Brighton’s drinkers to steer clear of walking by or entering water when under the influence of alcohol.
Brighton’s clubs and bars will be raising awareness this weekend with the support of RLSS UK, local police, Brighton and Hove City Council and Resolve Security as research shows that around a quarter of all adult drowning victims have alcohol in their bloodstream*.
Drinkers will be urged to act responsibly near water after they have been drinking and make sure they and their friends avoid walking home near bodies of water.
Pregnant Pause is an initiative of the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE).
Pregnant Pausers pledge to remain alcohol free while their loved one is pregnant.
Find our more: http://pregnantpause.com.au/
Believe it or not, you are a role model. There is bunch of people looking to you and modeling their behavior on yours. This may be friends, siblings, team mates and people you may not even be aware of.
Take a moment and think about what advice you would give to a younger person about alcohol? Would you be happy for them to follow in your footsteps? Would you like them to experience what you have?
More info: http://www.tacklingbingedrinking.gov.au/internet/tackling/publishing.nsf/Content/be-the-influence
The “Parents Who Host, Lose The Most: Don’t be a party to teenage drinking” is public awareness campaign (2011, USA) developed by Drug-Free Action Alliance to educate parents about the health and safety risks of serving alcohol at teen parties and to increase awareness of and compliance with the Underage Drinking Laws.
Campaign was relaunched in April 2016 in Eau Claire County.
Women can prevent FASD by not consuming any type of alcohol while pregnant because we know that there is no safe amount and there is no safe time to drink during pregnancy.
Government of Nunavut (September, 2014)
ALCOHOL and DRUG CONCERNS (Canada).
Alcoholics Anonymous. New Zealand.
Vähem alkoholi = rohkem elu. Campaign by the National Institute for Health Development (Estonia, April 2016).
More info: http://www.alkoinfo.ee
The campaign – titled ‘Thanks Alcohol!’ – was created by the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC). The posters show a young woman in a very emotional state, a man with injuries from a fight, another man vomiting on someone, and two people in bed together looking quite awkward.