Don’t let your night out lead to a criminal record; ensure you have ‘no regrets’ this festive season. That’s the message South Yorkshire Police is promoting as officers warn people about the dangers of alcohol-related crime and antisocial behaviour throughout the festive season.
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It’s the same message St.Helens Council and its Community Safety Partners run each Christmas but this hard-hitting campaign continues to successfully highlight the link between too much alcohol and potentially lethal consequences.As always at this time of year, there is an increase in the number of people heading out to celebrate the festive period, so in response police patrols will be stepped up and officers will work closely with council CCTV operators to ensure residents stay safe.
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High risk drinking may lead to social, medical, domestic, job and financial problems. It may also cut your lifespan and lead to accidents and death from drunken driving.
Find more: The Hope Center
St. Thomas Police Community Services Unit participate in the Mannequin Challenge depicting the stages should you be caught drinking and driving.
As the holidays approach, the Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec (SAAQ) has launched its 2016 awareness campaign on drink driving which this year addresses the entourage of drivers at risk and has a main theme “Keep your loved ones from driving if they have been drinking.”
Read more: SAAQ
A campaign co-organized by a long list of Finnish organisations.
Find more: annalapselleraitisjoulu.fi
Road Safety Week is the UK’s biggest road safety event, involving thousands of schools, organisations and community groups every year. Set up in 1997, the event is coordinated annually by Brake each November, and aims to encourage grassroots action on road safety and raise awareness about the part we can all play in preventing tragedies and making roads safer.
Road Safety Week 2016 is taking place from 21-27 November. To receive your free online action pack, visit www.roadsafetyweek.org.uk.
Brake Pledge:STAY SOBER – Tina's story from Brake Charity on Vimeo.
Drink driving camapign by the Slovenian Traffic Safety Agency.
Watch the video HERE
The aim of the Awareness Week on Alcohol Related Harm (AWARH) is to raise Awareness among EU policymakers of the harm caused by alcohol.AWARH 2016 will be held from 21st to 25th November 2016.
This year’s theme is: Alcohol: A Cross-Border Health Determinant. Read further: http://www.awarh.eu/
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has launched a new, free mobile app for tablets to help fifth- and sixth-grade teachers educate their students about the consequences of alcohol use. Alcohol’s Effects on the Brain, or AlcoholFX, is designed to teach students the knowledge and skills they need to avoid underage drinking.
Find more: SAMHSA
Alcohol_v48 from Hiram Skelb on Vimeo.