Tag Archives: Alcohol

Alcohol consumption of the middle-aged woman

New research from Edith Cowan University (ECU) say that women aged 50-70 are more likely than younger women to consume alcohol at levels that exceed low risk drinking guidelines. Many middle-aged and young-old women who consume alcohol at high risk levels tend to perceive their drinking as normal and acceptable, …

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Fight addictions this febfast

Media Release febfast campaign fights for drug and alcohol services January 31, 2020 A new campaign from febfast is calling on Australians this February to help thousands of young people battling serious drug and alcohol problems. Every month in Australia, 22,000 young people turn to alcohol and drug support services …

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Don’t forget your teeth this festive season

While the frantic end-of-holiday rush is upon us, the Australian Dental Association (ADA) is reminding everyone to remember about your teeth this festive season. The holidays are often a time when the good habits formed throughout the year are left by the wayside. While balance is key, it’s important to …

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Rural alcohol abuse an urgent issue

Rural and regional communities need an urgent boost in health and community services to address the increasing harm caused by overuse of alcohol and other harmful drugs, according to the National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA). The release of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) report, ‘Alcohol and other …

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