Parents and peers have a large impact on youth decisions to drink. However, research clearly indicates that alcohol advertising and marketing also have a significant effect by influencing youth and adult expectations and attitudes, and helping to create an environment that promotes underage drinking.

via Alcohol Advertising and Youth – Factsheets – Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth.

Paul Dillon will be presenting updated information on the latest trends and issues regarding drugs, alcohol and young people at the Mental Health & Wellbeing of Young People seminars which are being held throughout all major cities in Australia during 2012.