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April 2008

Sensible drinking strategies

by Staff, on teenage attitude, teenage behavior, teenage issues, troubled teenagers

How does sensible drinking work?

  1. Star to teach your kid from an early stage.
  2. Discuss the immediate consequences of heavy drinking,such as hangover, passing out, vomiting and dizziness.
  3. Explain about the relationship between drinking and dangerous behavior.
  4. Teach your teenagers about sensible strategies like standard drink recommendation, pacing (alternating alcohol drinks with non-alcohol drinks, and not drinking with an empty stomach.
  5. Let your kids know about the dangers of drink driving. Talk about public transport or calling home.
  6. Always be a good role model. Staff