Teenage Drinking

Why We All Need to Talk to Our Children About Responsible Drinking

Inge Plochaet | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Inge Plochaet

Children, and particularly teenagers, don't often admit that they listen to their parents. So when they tell us that it is not their friends but their parents who have the most influence on their attitudes to alcohol, we should listen.

11-Year-Old Girl Rushed To Hospital After Vodka Binge

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK

An 11-year-old girl needed hospital treatment after binging on a "vast quantity" of vodka, police said. The girl was found drunk on a bench in West...

I'm Giving Sobriety a Chance

Ronnie Joice | Posted 21.07.2012 | UK Comedy
Ronnie Joice

Ah, alcohol. It's the mainstay of hundreds and thousands of years of culture. The discovery of late Stone Age beer jugs has established the fact that purposely fermented beverages existed at least as early as 10,000 BC.

'Boozy Films' Lead To Underage Drinking, Says Study

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Young teenagers who regularly watch films featuring heavy alcohol use are twice as likely to drink before they reach the legal drinking age, a study h...

Girls As Young As 11 'Stressed' About Money, Says Girl Guide Survey

PA | Posted 25.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Girls and young women are more concerned about money than ever before, a survey has found. The study showed that 69% of girls and young women aged ...