Category Archives: Blog

Neknomination Extreme Measures

Some people are taking the Neknominations to the extreme, even coming up with a way of turning it into something positive whereas others are just using it to get publicity and promote irresponsible behaviour as one British student recently proved. The video below shows the British student Rebecca Dagley stripping down to lingerie in a […]

Warning not to Drink Excessively

Many people associate the holidays with drinking and doing so in excess but it is also the time of year when the most road accidents, violent assaults and alcohol related hospital admissions take place so drinkers need to drink responsibly and moderately to avoid becoming another statistic. Now as the festive season is in full […]

National Research Shows Aussies want Alcohol out of Sport

According to a national research study released by The Salvation Army recently, most Australians want alcohol out of sporting events. In other words most Aussies would prefer not to see alcohol advertising during sporting events but would rather have it phased out of sport completely. The Salvation Army commissioned the Roy Morgan run survey of […]

British Study Claims Alcohol more dangerous than Heroine

A controversial new study originating in the UK claims that alcohol is more dangerous than heroine and causes more harm. Alcohol is even more harmful than heroin and crack according to the study published in the British medical journal, The Lancet. The experts involved in the study examined a variety of social, physical and psychological […]

Indigenous Organisations call for Inquiry into Drinking

Indigenous communities have called for an effective inquiry to be launched into alcohol abuse in their midst. The communities want community consultation to be included in the new federal government inquiry into alcohol consumption in Indigenous communities. The new parliamentary inquiry which was originally intended to delve into the issue of alcohol related violence across […]

Financial Toll of Excessive Alcohol Consumption

Although we often hear of the damage done by alcohol abuse to the community and people in general, we seldom consider the huge financial toll of excessive drinking and problem drinking on the economy and on individuals. According to a recent American based study, the toll of excessive drinking in the United States is about […]

Experts Want Liquor Figures Publicised

Experts in NSW want liquor figures publicised because they believe monitoring consumption is the key to combating problems associated with alcohol. According to a leading alcohol researcher Professor Tanya Chikritzhs, from the National Drug Research Institute, the NSW government is oblivious to the amount of alcohol being consumed in the state, so it cannot effectively […]

Examining What Determines Alcohol Behaviour

I’ve always wondered why some people are more prone to alcohol abuse than others. Why is it that some of us can have a drink and not get addicted while others seem to be addicted from their very first glass? Well according to researchers from the UK, our drinking habits may be predetermined by a […]