“Don’t get left behind. When you drink and drive, your social life stops. Share so no one gets left behind.”
“7.7 million Americans between the ages of 12-20 consumed alcohol & 32% of underage drinkers said they got drinks from someone they didn’t know. Underage drinking is dangerous & illegal. For help please visit americanaddictioncenters.org”
Adolescence is a time of trying new things – and for some young people, this includes trying alcohol. When it comes to teenagers and alcohol, it’s important to get informed and have some strategies ready to help your child avoid the risks of alcohol use.
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By Garland Berenzy, a Freelance Filmmaker (USA, 2013).
The WHY Coalition, formerly known as the Washington Coalition to Reduce Underage Drinking (RUaD), is a partnership of 27 Washington State government agencies and organizations representing traffic safety, law enforcement, faith-based groups, education, public health, policy and rulemaking, and social services. Our mission is to prevent and reduce underage alcohol and marijuana use.
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Aiming to increase young people’s awareness of alcohol-related harm and encourage them to lead an alcohol-free lifestyle, the Department of Health (Hong Kong) launched the “Young and Alcohol Free” publicity campaign last year and the GIF design contest is one of the key initiatives of the campaign. Submissions were invited in March this year and nearly 200 animated GIF entries were received under two categories, namely the Family Category for local primary school students along with their parents, and the Secondary School Category for students from secondary schools. Prizes in each category, including the Best Animated GIF Award, the Most Popular Award and the Most Active Participating School Award, were presented at today’s ceremony.
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A complete list of all award winners is available on the DH’s “Change for Health” website. For details, please visit www.change4health.gov.hk/en/alcohol_aware/youngandalcoholfree/gifcontest/index.html