Tagged: Parenting

REPORT: Drug And Alcohol Review: Special Issue On Intimate Partner Violence

A Special Issue on Intimate partner violence and substance misuse has just been published by Drug and Alcohol Review edited by Dr Gail Gilchrist (King’s College London) and Professor Kelsey Hegarty (University of Melbourne)…

REPORT: Alcohol Consumption During Pregnancy And Postpartum Period And Its Predictors In Sindhupalchowk District, Nepal

A substantial proportion of women consumed alcohol during pregnancy and postpartum period with high consumption frequency. Culture sensitive behavior change communication interventions aimed at reducing home brewing and husband’s alcohol use would also be important…

NEWS: UK Parents Use Alcohol As Bribes For Kids

New research by a UK insurance company shows, half of parents with children under the age of 14 allow them to consume alcohol at home. Over a third of parents of under 14s use alcohol as a bribe for good behaviour, according to the survey by Churchill insurance.
Additionally, the study found that 11% of parents with children aged five to seven allowed them to use alcohol at home. The research also suggested that one in five parents would allow minors who are not family members to have alcohol in their house…

NEWS: Parents’ Alcohol Use Influences Kids

New research by University College London and the London School of Economics and Political Science shows that 11-year-old kids whose parents consume alcohol excessively, are about twice as likely to use alcohol compared to those children whose parents do not consume alcohol. This difference is especially true if the heavy or binge alcohol user is the mother. The research dispels the myth among many parents that teaching alcohol consumption was better for their kids than prohibiting alcohol use…

NEWS: Study: Parents’ Strictness Impacts Kids’ Alcohol Use

New study shines light on teenage alcohol use and parental influence. A study of adolescents’ alcohol habits between the ages of 11 to 17 has found that the heaviest consumers of alcohol were teenagers who were under the lowest levels of parental control, and who were also the most secretive about their alcohol use…

BLOG: Awareness Week for CoA – Stop Using Alcohol When You Have Kids!

9 mio CoA in the EU. The numbers don’t say as much as the stories. The lies you tell to cover up the fact that your family isn’t as happy as they should be, the hiding of alcohol bottles in order to make the addict use less, and the role you take on to survive emotionally. When you live with an addicted, you become a co-addict, and with it come personality traits that some struggle with all their lives:

BLOG: Preventing Drunk Driving

Drunk driving is a continuous problem in the USA. Every year more than 10,000 American citizens are killed in car crashes caused by drunk drivers. Below is an attempt to lower this number. Also, I have presented three current scenarios whereby the problem is, or could be, an ever-increasing problem.