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This short video about alcohol is for New Zealand parents, caregivers, whānau and those working with young people to understand basic facts about drinking. Don't stop here, start a conversation.

Did you know, teenage bodies handle alcohol differently to adults? Once a teenager starts slurring and swaying, they're already at a serious stage of drunkenness and should be monitored closely.

Did you know that supervised drinking may encourage some young people to drink more than in unsupervised or less safe situations? What do they see as normal behaviour around alcohol?

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Order printed materials free from our Resources page or download the complete Did You Know guide below.

Guide to conversations about drugs and alcohol ( PDF 1mb )

About Did You Know

The series was initiated by the Counties Manukau AOD Provider Collaborative and the New Zealand Drug Foundation with support from Odyssey, expert advice and participation from young people. Creative by Mohawk Media and Mōca. Free to share: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 NZ.

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