Since the early 2000s, adolescent drinking in Australia and in many high income countries has fallen dramatically. For example, among 14-17 year old Australians, the rate of risky drinking has fallen from 30% in 2001 to 9% in 2019. This seminar summarised a program of work looking to understand these trends, addressing the potential causes of these declines, the implications for adult drinking and harm and next steps for research.
About this event
The Digital Marketing in the Spotlight conference is organised by EUCAM, EUROCARE and the Amsterdam Centre for Health Communication (ECHC) and will take place on the 19th of September in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
The event will open up a conversation about the impact of digital marketing on the drinking behaviour of young people and ways it can be regulated.
Reducing the harms of youth substance use is a global priority. Parents have the potential to play a key role in these efforts. However, it is felt that parents are often unsure about how to address substance use with their children. Parent responses to youth substance use are often grounded in abstinence and critiqued as ineffective and unresponsive to youth contexts.
The Increased Trend of Non-drinking Alcohol Among Adolescents: What Role Do Internet Activities Have?
Youth alcohol consumption is declining across many European counties, often alongside similar decreasing trends in drug use and smoking. One of the explanations as to why we are seeing these patterns is that adolescents do not drink alcohol because they spend more time indoors on the internet.
SAMHSA’s Underage Drinking Prevention Education Initiatives (UADPEI) invites you to join national experts on March 20 to learn about leveraging partnerships in planning/hosting a Communities Talk: Town Hall Meeting to Prevent Underage Drinking (Communities Talk) event.