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Schoolies week: reassuring advice on how to negotiate the course

Paul Dillon, author of Teenagers, Alcohol and Drugs and Generation Next speaker has some practical advice for parents and teenagers on the nature of Schoolies Week. Over the years I have attended a number of Schoolies Week celebrations and although there have always been incidents, usually linked to excessive alcohol consumption, for the most part [...]

Youthbeyondblue talks: Schoolies week and drinking

Don’t drink too much during schoolies celebrations With Schoolies celebrations fast approaching, it is important to know the facts and risks about drinking, depression and anxiety. For young people, drinking may seem like a good way to take their minds off things, particularly if they’re feeling depressed or anxious. But alcohol affects mental health as [...]

Schoolies Week – Paul Dillon gives his advice

Over the years I have attended a number of Schoolies Week celebrations and although there have always been incidents, usually linked to excessive alcohol consumption, for the most part I have found the young people to be very well behaved and reasonably sensible. The most concerning aspect of the event is the social pressure on [...]

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