Date PostedOctober 26, 2018

Everything You Need to Know About Alcohol

A recent article on money website Forbes.com highlighted some important facts about alcohol that every drinker should know, whether you drink moderately or socially, and even if you binge drink it’s interesting to note that,

  1. Alcohol is responsible for more deaths than opioids according to the American Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.
  2. A study in the Annual Review of Public Health revealed that alcohol is a factor in many assault causes, particularly among college students in the United States.
  3. Alcohol affects every part of the human body, not just the liver or brain.
  4. There is help available for people with alcohol use issues and disorders.

In Australia you can call,

DrugInfo : 1300 858 584

Family Drug Helpline : 1300 368 186

Youth Substance Abuse Service : 1800 014 446

Counselling Online : 1800 888 236

Kids Helpline : 1800 551 800

Parentline : 1300 301 300

Lifeline : 131114

Source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/lipiroy/2018/09/30/beer-blackouts-and-bad-behavior-key-facts-everyone-should-know-about-alcohol/#5cacc3993fb1

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Peter Cutforth is a Director at Urban E-Learning, a global elearning, OH&S training, and web strategy firm based in Little Edward St. Spring Hill, Brisbane, Australia. Urban E-Learning provides compliance related online , Distance and Face-to-Face training products in the construction, hospitality and heavy vehicle transport sectors, to name a few. Examples include the White Card Construction induction course and the RSA - Responsible Service of Alcohol course. Peter's interests extend to training, safety and compliance, online marketing, and Mobile Apps.

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