alcohol

60 per cent of bottle shops sell alcohol to teens without checking ID
60 per cent of bottle shops sell alcohol to teens without checking ID May 2, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Australia’s bottle shops are selling alcohol to teenagers without checking their age, a Deakin University study has found. Researchers with Deakin’s Centre for Social and Early Emotional Development (SEED) monitored 350 bottle shops throughout the country to check sales to ... Read More »

Number of at-risk adolescents using methamphetamines doubles in five years
Number of at-risk adolescents using methamphetamines doubles in five years March 20, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The number of at-risk adolescents in drug and alcohol treatment programs who reported taking methamphetamines doubled in the five years to 2014, new research shows. Almost 60% of young people entering rehab at the Ted Noffs Foundation residential drug and ... Read More »

Make 2016 an alcohol free year, for the kids
Make 2016 an alcohol free year, for the kids February 12, 2016 (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

Deakin University health experts are calling on parents to make 2016 an alcohol free year, for their kids. “Parents play a key role in how their kids view alcohol consumption. We therefore encourage all parents to help their kids reach ... Read More »

Teens heavily exposed to alcohol and tobacco images in YouTube music videos
Teens heavily exposed to alcohol and tobacco images in YouTube music videos February 2, 2016 (3 votes, average: 3.67 out of 5)

UK teens are heavily exposed to alcohol and tobacco images and lyrics in digital YouTube music videos, say researchers at the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies at The University of Nottingham. The study, published today in the Journal of ... Read More »

Young people and the dangers of mixing energy drinks
Young people and the dangers of mixing energy drinks December 21, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Curtin University researchers are urging young people not to drink caffeinated energy drinks and not to mix them with alcohol after study highlights consumption habits. Professor Simone Pettigrew, School of Psychology and Speech Pathology, said previous research had identified the ... Read More »

Young people better educated, fewer using substances, but weight and diet remain a concern
Young people better educated, fewer using substances, but weight and diet remain a concern September 24, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New data from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) show that overall, young Australians are doing well. Rates for smoking, single-occasion risky drinking and illicit drug use are decreasing; however, overweight and obesity rates remain high, and fruit ... Read More »

Sport TV exposing children to thousands of alcohol-adverts per year
Sport TV exposing children to thousands of alcohol-adverts per year September 3, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New research from Monash University shows that children are being exposed to thousands of alcohol adverts when watching sport TV, questioning the effectiveness of advertising regulations designed to protect children. The study, published in the international journal PLOS ONE, found ... Read More »

Drinking at conception boosts diabetes risk for baby
Drinking at conception boosts diabetes risk for baby August 15, 2015 (2 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5)

Babies conceived by women who drink alcohol around the time of conception face dramatically increased risks of type 2 diabetes and obesity in early middle age, a University of Queensland study has found. The discovery was made by School of ... Read More »

Teens’ overall substance use declining, but marijuana use rising in US
Teens’ overall substance use declining, but marijuana use rising in US August 8, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Marijuana use in teenagers is on the rise, while cigarette and alcohol use are stable or declining, according to health statistics researchers. In particular, black teens are using more marijuana than in recent decades. “Our analysis shows that public health ... Read More »

Communities that care reduce underage alcohol supply
Communities that care reduce underage alcohol supply July 24, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A clamp down on bottle shops selling alcohol to underage customers and a commitment by parents not to supply or allow their teens to use alcohol has been successful in reducing underage alcohol supply in Geelong. Geelong was one of ... Read More »







 
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