“Don’t get left behind. When you drink and drive, your social life stops. Share so no one gets left behind.”
A campaign (Greece, July 2017) aimed at raising awareness on the harmful effects of alcohol consumption. This is an initiative taken by the teenage volunteers of the I LIVE FOR ME organisation (Non-profit organisation for people with cancer and chronic diseases).
“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”
“On the eve of the third and deciding State of Origin game, Drink Tank caught up with Dr Sandro Demaio, co-host of the ABC television show Ask the Doctor, the World Health Organization’s Medical Officer for non-communicable conditions and nutrition, and co-founder of NCDFREE, a global social movement against noncommunicable diseases .
On a flying visit to Canberra to attend and present at a preventive health event at Parliament House, we asked the doctor, does alcohol sponsorship belong in sport?”
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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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Parents are arguably the most important person on a child’s side in helping them to avoid addiction to alcohol and harmful drugs. Teenagers who have regular, serious conversations about drug prevention with their parents are around 50% less likely to use drugs than those who don’t, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health of 2012.
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