alcohol

Did the alcopops tax do the trick in reducing alcohol related harm?
Did the alcopops tax do the trick in reducing alcohol related harm? June 23, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Hospital emergency department presentations for young people significantly decreased following the introduction of the alcopops tax in 2008, according to a new UNSW-led study published in the journal BMC Public Health. The study is the first to examine the longer ... Read More »

Many Pregnant Teens Use Alcohol and Drugs, Study Finds
Many Pregnant Teens Use Alcohol and Drugs, Study Finds March 4, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New research from The University of Texas at Austin suggests that many teenagers, especially younger teens, may not be getting the message about the risks of using alcohol and other drugs during pregnancy – but that having involved parents and ... Read More »

How teen attitudes to alcohol shape up in Qld
How teen attitudes to alcohol shape up in Qld March 2, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

When educating young people about the effects of alcohol it is best, indeed important, not to take a one-size-fits-all view. Such an approach runs the risk of sending the wrong message to the wrong group. It is crucial that the ... Read More »

Alcohol Apps aimed at young
Alcohol Apps aimed at young January 23, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Apps with names like “Let’s get Wasted!” and “Drink Thin” have led a James Cook University Professor to call for Government action on alcohol advertising on mobile devices. JCU’s Professor Lynne Eagle led a team studying free apps involving alcohol ... Read More »

Children & Alcohol
Children & Alcohol December 17, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Transcript Children, teenagers and alcohol is something that does exercise our minds, particularly as the holiday season approaches. Hi, I’m Doctor Joe. It’s probably fair to say it’s something that exercises our minds at any time of year. And interestingly, ... Read More »

Schoolies fun not about binge drinking
Schoolies fun not about binge drinking December 15, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

An up-and-coming generation of school-leavers is increasingly aware of the potential dangers of binge-drinking at events like Schoolies. A Griffith University research project involving more than 2200 Year 10 students has raised the alert at 14 Catholic high schools in ... Read More »

Reversing the effects of binge drinking on youth mental health
Reversing the effects of binge drinking on youth mental health October 21, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Alcohol binge drinking is bad at any age. But binge drinking if you’re young and have a mental health issue is a recipe for disaster. The good news is that intervening early with appropriate treatments can reverse the harmful effects ... Read More »

Students get the message on dangers of alcohol
Students get the message on dangers of alcohol July 21, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A Social Marketing @ Griffith initiative continues to have a positive impact on Queensland teenagers with a Mackay school the latest to embrace the program. More than 200 Year 10 Mercy College students in Mackay took part in the Game On: Know ... Read More »

Drink walkers do it because their mates think it’s okay
Drink walkers do it because their mates think it’s okay July 14, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Friends may be the key to stopping their mates drink walking, a risky behaviour that kills on average two Australians every week, a QUT study has found. Researcher Dr Ioni Lewis, from QUT’s Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety – Queensland(CARRS-Q), said ... Read More »

Adults at Higher Risk of Suicide Attempt if Parent Abused Alcohol
Adults at Higher Risk of Suicide Attempt if Parent Abused Alcohol May 20, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

People who grew up with a parent who abused alcohol may be 85% more likely to attempt suicide than people whose parents did not abuse alcohol, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. Furthermore, having divorced parents increased ... Read More »







 
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