Date PostedFebruary 23, 2019

Alcohol the Greatest Reason for Hospitalisations at Music Festivals


If you’re at an event that doesn’t give you an excuse for drunkenness.

According to authorities, pills aren’t the only thing causing problems at music festivals, alcohol is also wreaking havoc.

Over the Australia Day long week scores of people in Sydney were ejected from festivals and many of them transported to hospital for treatment following excessive consumption of alcohol or symptoms related to alcohol such as fighting and anti-social behaviour.

While the debate rages on about pill-popping at music festivals, alcohol is also a problem. Alcohol is more readily available and it’s legal and socially acceptable but normalising excessive consumption for celebrations is a problem, according to health experts.

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