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In England in 2008, 18% of 11–15 year-olds drink weekly (3% of 11 year olds rising to 46% of 15 year olds).

Sources: The Drug Use, Smoking and Drinking among young people in England 2008 report and The Chief Medical Officers Guidance for parents on underage drinking 2009

Welcome to Talk About Alcohol

Welcome to TALK ABOUT ALCOHOL! Whether you think you know about alcohol, or you've never had an alcoholic drink, this site is packed with information, interesting things to explore and challenges to try.

TALK ABOUT ALCOHOL aims to give you the FACTS. What is alcohol? How does it affect young people? Which laws should you know about? Knowing the score will help you to make your own decisions about alcohol in the future.

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Alcohol in the curriculum:

teaching ideas and resources


Helping parents and children:

to talk about alcohol issues


Talking about alcohol:

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