Do you know the true reality of underage drinking?
Do you think alcohol consumption is rising or falling amongst under 15’s in the UK?
Following a recent survey by global brewer AB InBev UK you may well be surprised by the answer to both questions!
Even though alcohol consumption amongst teenagers in the UK is decreasing, the survey demonstrated that parents wrongly assumed the opposite!
Global Be(er) Responsible Day, the day of choice to announce the results of the survey, is a day dedicated to promote responsible drinking in various ways.
The Alcohol Education Trust, who has been working in close collaboration with AB InBev UK over the last few years, has put provisions in place for both parents and their children to better understand the topic of responsible drinking.
It is the AET’s intention to educate everyone on the effects of alcohol, especially amongst young people.
Helena Conibear, director of the Alcohol Education Trust, is particularly passionate about this and speaks frequently about bridging the gap between what parents think their children are up to and what the reality is.
If you feel underequipped to talk to your children about responsible drinking why not head over to the AET Facebook page for some more tips about starting that often tricky conversation.
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