Web-based intervention not enough to limit booze consumption

A web-based alcohol intervention program for university students who drink hazardously did little to reduce their alcohol consumption, according to new research.

More than 3000 problem drinkers were selected from a random sample of almost 15,000 New Zealand university students.

They undertook a 10-minute interactive online program designed to reduce levels of alcohol consumption. While participants drank less alcohol per session, they didn’t reduce their overall consumption nor drink less often.

Read more at University of Newcastle