News tagged with alcohol abuse

Family life can lead to cannabis disorders

( -- One in five young people experience a cannabis use disorder, according to a UQ and Mater Hospital study published today in the American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse.

dateDec 09, 2009 in Other
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Parents encourage underage drinking

Half of Australian adults and 63 per cent of Australians on a higher income believe 15 to 17 year olds should be allowed to consume alcohol under parental supervision at home, according to the latest MBF Healthwatch survey.

dateDec 03, 2009 in Health
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Not knowing when to fold 'em

( -- Parolees with a gambling habit may resort to criminal activities and substance abuse when they are released from prison if there are few community supports to help them re-integrate, a new University of Alberta ...

dateSep 23, 2009 in Social Sciences
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Fetal alcohol syndrome needs more awareness, group says

For a decade now, the call has gone out every year on the ninth day of the ninth month warning women about the dangers of drinking while pregnant, yet Fetal Alcohol Syndrome remains stubbornly below the national radar, some ...

dateSep 10, 2009 in Health
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