High rates of alcohol consumption and related harm at schoolies week: a portal study.

Conclusions and implications: Excessive alcohol consumption and experience of related harms are common among young people attending schoolies week. Harm reduction initiatives targeting schoolies week should focus on the consequences of excessive alcohol consumption, illicit drugs and the co-consumption of alcohol and energy drinks. PMID: 25308770 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - Category: Global & Universal Authors: Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

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Binge drinking continues to be a leading preventable cause of morbidity and mortality. Are patients being adequately screened for alcohol use and binge drinking by their health-care providers?Morbidity &Mortality Weekly Report
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