Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is a multifaceted disorder. There are complex reasons why this population may be at higher risk for suicide, suicide attempts and suicidal ideation.
Should teens drink alcohol? Ideally, no. But in the real world, here are some tips on how to minimise harm.
Drug use among young people continues to fall, but harmful use among a minority continues.
Canada’s new alcohol guidelines cut the number of drinks per week in the ‘low-risk’ category by almost half for women, and by more than half for men. Here’s how researchers came to these conclusions.
The different reactions this month to the alcohol consumption of two world leaders show how gendered the perceptions around drinking are.
Many of our interviewees didn’t see alcohol as only a bad thing and had complex reasons for their relationships with alcohol.
A mix of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages that kept people cool in the past.
Could a new probiotic supplement really cure your hangover?
The Northern Territory has had alcohol restrictions since 2012. These restrictions are going to be lifted in July of this year, despite concerns expressed by First Nations people in the community.
An increasing number of college students say they were victims or perpetrators of sexual assault – and that victims were drunk when the assault took place. Are campus drinking environments to blame?
When the drinking age was lowered to 18 In 1999, critics warned it would cause an increase in alcohol-fuelled crime. But as changing the age limit is debated again, the evidence is mixed.
Cross-border advertising and the metaverse are pushing governments to reassess how they manage the potential harm caused by alcohol advertising. Is New Zealand doing enough?
MPs were more likely than the general population to drink at least ten units of alcohol on a typical drinking day.
Research has been inconclusive on the degree to which drinking alcohol leads to the growth of harmful fat. But a new study suggests that beer and spirits are far bigger culprits than wine.
The federal government rarely holds policy referendums. But research shows they are more common in the states and territories, and voters are more amenable to them than politicians might believe.
Alcoholic drinks have high levels of sugar that could be driving up people’s weight.
How can something be bad for you one day, and good for you the next? This study highlights the problem of correlation and causation.
On the surface, sober months like Dry January and Dry February are great. But we need to broaden the discussion around how privilege and policy impact one’s relationship with alcohol and other drugs.
Growing interest in psychedelics has spurred new research decades after hallucinogenics were tested in Saskatchewan in the 1950s. And an unassuming common fish is proving a useful test subject.
When employers treat staff drinking problems as a health issue, they get much better results.