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									Alcohol and Young
     People
 Marie Bisset & Matthew Bowman
  Bolton Healthy Schools team
What do these people all have in
          common?
Trends
 Most young people do not drink
 11–15-year-olds increased from 5
  units/week in 1990 to more than
  11units/week in 2006.
 47 %of 15-year-old girls had been drunk in
  last month compared with 37 % of boys
 Increased numbers of young people drink
  in the street
 Most young people get their alcohol from
  their parents
Consequences
   Effects on health
   Education
   Sport
   Looks
   Relationships
   Careless
   An embarrassment
Units:
What is a unit?
 One unit of alcohol is 10ml by volume, or
  8g by weight, of pure alcohol
Recommended safe limits:
 Men: 3-4 units/day, 28 units a week
 Women:2-3 units/day, 21 units a week
 Young people: no safe limits
Binge drinking:
10 units for men, 7 units for women
Calories:
 4xWKDblue=
        +

 A bottle of lambrini (1 litre)=

         +            +
 4xPints of Stella=
      +             +
Young People-mixed messages
Suggest that drink can contribute to sexual
appeal.
How much did this advert cost?
Adults:
You are here
Where to get help:
 The Parallel Young Peoples Health Centre
  01204 462444
 360 substance misuse service for young
  people and families 01204 337330
 School Nurse
 Teen Life Check:
 Teen health quiz for 12-15 year olds - NHS
  Teen LifeCheck

								
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