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Teens Using Drugs and Alcohol to Cope with Bullying

Bullied teenagers and young adults are using alcohol and drugs to handle bullying. Data from 2018 has shown that 380,000 people aged between 14 and 25 experienced cyber bullying. New researcher has prompted renewed calls for bullying to be recognised

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Australian Working Mums Asking for Help Cutting Down on Alcohol

Although we often associate drinking problems with men, health experts say more Australian women are turning to the bottle to cope with the stresses of daily life. The gap between how much alcohol men drink versus women is narrowing and

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Dads’ Heavy Drinking Could be Influencing Teenager Girls The Worst

Fathers, your drinking may be influencing your daughters. A study out of the Griffith Criminology Institute found that teenage girls are more likely to try alcohol by 14 or 15 if their dads are heavy drinkers. The study by Jacqueline

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Here’s How to Stop Drinking Too Much

If your drinking is starting to get a little embarrassing or perhaps you’re beyond embarrassing when you drink and have started becoming a risk to yourself and/or a menace to others, here’s how you can stop drinking too much. Get

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Licensee Who allowed Intoxication Fined $2500

A licensee in Wollongong learned the hard way about the importance of Responsible Service of Alcohol after allowing intoxication. The Hotel Illawarra licensee was fined $2500 after pleading guilty in court for allowing intoxication at the venue. The intoxication happened

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How to Drink without Ruining Your Diet

Did you start the year out on a diet but don’t know how to incorporate your social drinking into your healthy eating plan?You’re not alone. Alcoholic beverages can in fact ruin your diet but it doesn’t have to. Here’s what

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Why Some People Suffer from Worse Anxiety after Drinking

Have you ever noticed how some people suffer from worse anxiety than others when they drink? Well researchers think they know why. Some people are more vulnerable to anxiety after drinking due to physiological factors. According to Professor Nicole Lee

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How To Avoid Excessive Drinking

If you’ve noticed your drinking getting a little excessive or if your body’s been taking the strain of too much alcohol, you may find these tips helpful in avoiding excessive drinking, Drink slowly. One of the biggest problems causing excessive

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Royal Life Saving Society Urging People Not to Drink and Swim

Following the revelation that male drowning victims are often under the influence of alcohol, the Royal Life Saving Society has urged people not to drink and swim. New data from the Royal Life Saving Society revealed that 18 per cent

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NSW Extended Trading Hours During Special Events

The NSW Government recently announced extended hotel and club trading hours for the Australian Open tennis men’s final, Tamworth country music festival and the AFC Asian Cup. The extensions form part of the state government’s commitment to major cultural and

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