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16x9 - Deadly consequences of teen drinking

There's a startling new trend with teens and alcohol. More teens are drinking at home and, more often than not, parents are hosting the party. But underage d...

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What Happens To Your Brain When You Get Black-Out Drunk?

What Happens To Your Brain When You Get Black-Out Drunk? | Alcohol | Scoop.it
You wake up in an unfamiliar room, missing a button or two, with a few stains on your shirt that you're hoping are food-related. The last thing you remember from the night before was downing that fourth shot of Cuervo.

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Results of binge drinking

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Melanie Mills's curator insight, March 17, 2014 3:29 PM
Not an ideal situation, and definitely should make people think about the SPEED of consumption, as well as WHAT they are drinking.
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Police: speed, alcohol to blame for Tamaki Dr crash - 3News NZ

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Police: speed, alcohol to blame for Tamaki Dr crash
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Police believe a major crash, which closed a large section of Auckland's waterfront last night, was due to excessive speed and alcohol.

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Ban alcohol advertising please - Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nzBan alcohol advertising pleaseStuff.co.nzHaving recently returned to New Zealand after living overseas for a number of years I am quite shocked to see advertising of alcohol on TV at times when teenagers and kids would be watching.

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Drinking culture NZ rugby: bad boys paying the penalty

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Rich young rugby players are at it again. It's an old story, this one: Some times violence, some times drunkenness, and famous athletes in the dock.

 

But nobody is making excuses any more, least of all the Rugby Union. Today the official line is: If you mess up, you face the music.

 

So why does it keep happening?


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Sports stars role modeling bad drinking behaviours

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Coroner lashes out at NZ's dangerous drinking culture - New Zealand Herald

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Coroner lashes out at NZ's dangerous drinking culture
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"The rapid consumption of alcohol in drinking games can contribute to an excess consumption of alcohol and death.

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Elena Nascetti's comment, October 30, 2014 5:31 PM
I don't even understand how someone can take that much liquid
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Mum's fury as son, 9, given alcohol - New Zealand Herald

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Mum's fury as son, 9, given alcohol
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The mother of a Hamilton boy who was filmed celebrating his ninth birthday drinking at a skatepark says she was shocked and angry to discover he had been consuming alcohol.

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Children drinking alcohol

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Madeleine's comment, October 30, 2014 5:25 PM
I feel bad for his parents because it's obviously not her fault.
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Alcohol addiction is 'my disease' - Stuff.co.nz

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Alcohol addiction is 'my disease'
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As many people who go to AA discover, they may have been swapping one addiction for another throughout their lives. Hayley, 42, found she was switching between booze, drugs and food.

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