Encounter Youth As a parent of two young children, I have become increasingly aware of how many questions parents have, as well as the countless conflicting opinions on how to raise a child well. My children are not teenagers yet, so I have not yet had to deal with the delicate topic of [...]
Shutterstock If you're over 40, the chances are you like a drink. A recent online survey in Britain found "empty nester" mothers were at the forefront of a middle-aged drinking epidemic, with 28 per cent of women over 45 admitting they drank as much or more than their grown-up children. It's also those 65 [...]
CHRIS UHLMANN: Allowing teenagers tastes of alcohol to try and promote responsible drinking might be counterproductive. That's the view of the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre after a four year study of the drinking habits of 2000 families. Researchers found that teenagers who got alcohol from their parents are three times more likely to [...]
Peter Miller's five-year study found lockouts and early closing times in Newcastle encouraged drinkers to go to venues earlier, instead of pre-loading at home and arriving in the city drunk. via O'Farrell blasted for 'stupid' comments.
Dry July is a non-profit organisation determined to improve the lives of adults living with cancer through an online social community giving up booze for the month of July. Dry July is also a chance to raise awareness of individual drinking habits, the value of a balanced healthy lifestyle, a personal challenge, encourage positive change [...]