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Resource Overview

Time Allocated

Partial lesson (under 45mins)

Origin

Australian

Cost

Free

Q&A: Let’s talk about the alcohol consumption of Australian youth

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Available

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Format

1 hour Q&A webinar recording, available on demand.

Summary

The Q&A webinar follows the ABC’s latest series On the Sauce with Shaun Micallef.

The series explored Australia’s love for booze and whether this love has gone too far. 

Together with 4 experts from the field of alcohol use prevention we answers your questions about alcohol consumption amongst the nation's youth.

Speakers:
Professor Maree Teesson AC
The Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use, University of Sydney. Centre Director.

Associate Professor Tim Slade
The Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use, University of Sydney. Director of epidemiology and biostatistics.

Professor Steve Allsop
National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University. 

Dr Sally Hunt
School of Pyschology, Newcastle University. Clinical Psychologist and Senior Lecturer. 

Expected Benefits

  • Understanding of the trends in youth alcohol consumption.
  • Effective alcohol prevention strategies.
  • Information on how to talk to your children about alcohol.

Evidence Base

This webinar was developed by Positive Choices at the Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use, University of Sydney. It was informed by a review of research evidence on this topic.

Page last reviewed: 7 August 2020. (Webinar conducted on 6/7/20).