Teenage Drinking; Sue Stanley for DrinkWise Australia
Description: Aerobics champion Sue Stanley shares her thoughts on teenage drinking and the risks of drinking alcohol while the brain and body are still developing. The key to shaping healthy attitudes to alcohol and ensuring teenagers make responsible decisions when it comes to alcohol is communication and education. It's important to ensure that teenagers don't jeapordise their opportunities by making risking decision and misusing alcohol. Research shows that delaying a teenager's introduction to alcohol is an important step in reducing the risk of alcohol induced injury and giving the teenage brain its best chance of developing to its full potential.