One.Punch.Can.Kill

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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Brake Pledge: STAY SOBER

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.

AlcoholFX

 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

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