With many young people using alcohol to cope with mental health issues like anxiety and nervousness, a cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) program has been developed by the experts at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre.
Research has shown that only 1 in 4 youths seek professional help for their mental health issues but many of them instead turn to excessive drinking, leading experts to develop the program called INROADS.
The free program is available through the internet, and aims to support 17 to 24 year olds deal with this problem.
INROADS is available discreetly for young people on their mobile phone, tablet or computer. Read more at http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-01-05/online-program-aims-to-help-youth-who-drink-due-to-anxiety/9307470