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Andrew Fuller: 10 reasons why your teen shouldn’t drink

It's difficult to not drink in Australia, and if anything, it's even harder for teens. Adolescence is a time of desperately wanting to fit in and be accepted, and many teens see drinking as one of the easiest ways to achieve this. On the other hand, parents (and other adults responsible for teens) are generally [...]

By |2019-11-25T16:27:03+11:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: Drugs & Alcohol|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

‘Safe’ teen drinking? Here’s why parents shouldn’t facilitate it

This article debunks the commonly held belief that young people will be safer and better adjusted if allowed alcohol by parents in a controlled environment. It not only outlines the increase in teen binge drinking which is more likely under this style of parenting, but also the increased incidence of alcoholism later in life and [...]

Alcohol, Schoolies and Setting Limits with Our Teens 

stopunderagedrinking.com.au Research tells us clearly that teens and alcohol don't mix. (In fact, medical studies routinely suggest that humans and alcohol don't mix!) One in ten teens have a regrettable sexual experience related to alcohol consumption. One in five injure themselves while drunk. And the earlier our kids start drinking, the greater the [...]