The mother of a teenage boy who almost died after drinking vodka at school has issued a warning to other parents and teenagers. Jo Owen shared her story in the hopes that other parents would become aware of peer pressure after her son drank shots of vodka brought to school by the “popular kids”. He […]
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In Queensland a trial has commenced that teaches students virtually about attending a party and deciding how many drinks they will have. The Griffith University Project is called Blurred Minds and it will be rolled out with the game Perfect Pour to 20 independent Catholic schools across the state. St Mary’s Catholic College in Cairns […]
While alcohol abuse and misuse is a major concern in Australia, the meth epidemic seems to be a growing concern with statistics showing more people seeking treatment for meth than alcohol abuse last year. Stints in rehabilitation, a series of counselling appointments, a period of detoxification and assessments are all included in treatment for drug […]
A Michigan father has been accused of throwing an alcohol-fuelled party for his teenage daughter and her under-aged friends, together with his wife. The 39 year man and his wife provided alcohol for the party, where some teens were also smoking marijuana and playing drinking games. The father also engaged in a sexual act with […]
Researchers have found that mixing alcohol and energy drinks can increase the risk of injury due to car crashes and fights and the reason may not be what we think it is. In fact researchers believe that while energy drinks contain caffeine and guarana which are stimulants, these ingredients may not be to blame for […]
Dutch beer maker, Heineken has just launched a non-alcoholic version of its beer, into one of the fastest growing beverage markets in the world. The second largest beer maker in the world, Heineken launched the zero alcohol beer at the Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona recently. The beer will be sold around Europe, Israel and […]
Hong Kong has some of the best and renowned bars in the world, so narrowing down the best cocktails to try can be tricky. Thankfully the work has been done for you, here are the 6 most awesome cocktails you must try when in Hong Kong.
A study from OpenTable shows that only one in five Australians always or frequently leave a tip when dining out. Researchers found that almost half of Australian diners (47 per cent) would tip 10 per cent on the total bill. A staggering 21 per cent of Australian diners say they never leave a tip. Our […]
Here’s even more reason to avoid binge drinking, it can lead to abnormal heart rhythms, according to a study. Researchers in Germany based their findings on more than 3000 drinkers attending Munich’s famous Oktoberfest. In many people, acute alcohol consumption may actually lead to cardiac arrhythmias which can lead to atrial fibrillation which is also […]
For budget-friendly cocktails you can’t beat the Sea Breeze, Lemon Drop, Bloody Mary, White Russian or Crane Rosemary. While we know these cocktails for their deliciousness, they are also simple to make and won’t break the bank. Let’s watch and learn.