Alcohol and Harm Prevention
Alcohol consumption is widespread and frequently consumed at harmful levels. Binge drinking and excessive long-term alcohol consumption are significant causes of injury, addiction, disease, violence, crime, family breakdown, accidents, lost productivity and death in Australia. Wh... read full description below.
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||25 July 2018 by THE SPINNEY PRESS
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||Edited by Healey, Justin
||Issues in Society
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Alcohol consumption is widespread within Australia and is associated with many social and cultural activities, where it is frequently consumed at harmful levels. Binge drinking and excessive long-term alcohol consumption are significant causes of injury, addiction, ill health, violence, crime, family breakdown, road accidents, lost workplace productivity and death in Australia. What are safe drinking levels according to the latest guidelines, and what are the immediate and long-term risks of alcohol consumption? This book also explores how we can prevent the harmful impacts of excessive alcohol intake and promote responsible drinking choices, especially among younger people. What social and health-based strategies can be implemented to arrest Australians' longstanding booze binge? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index. Titles in the Issues in Society series are individual resource books which provide an overview on a specific subject comprised of facts and opinions. The information in this resource book is not from any single author, publication or organisation. The unique value of the Issues in Society series lies in its diversity of content and perspectives. The content comes from a wide variety of sources and includes: newspaper reports and opinion pieces, website fact sheets, magazine and journal articles, statistics and surveys, government reports, and literature from special interest groups.
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