A study by Lucia Parente and Luís Camboim reports the abusive presence of alcohol consumption by children and adolescents in our society. Alcoholism is a serious problem and considered a public health risk. Laws no. 9,294/96 and 8,069/90 prohibit the sale of alcoholic beverages to children under eighteen years of age, as a way to prevent young people from the consequences arising from this type of narcotics.
Researchers from universities in Germany and Switzerland have explored the use of m-health in substance use prevention in adolescents.
The 8th European Alcohol Policy Conference (8EAPC) will take place from 20-21st November in Edinburgh, Scotland.