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Do you know what dangers you face when you drink?

  • Almost one third of all alcohol-related injury or deaths and more than one third of alcohol related hospitalisations related to young people aged 15-29 years.
  • On average, around 5 young Australians aged 15 to 24 year olds die every week due to alcohol related injury or disease and a further 200 are hospitalised.
  • Drinking alcohol contributes to the 3 leading causes of death among young people: accidental injuries, homicide and suicide and can contribute significantly to risk-taking behaviours, unsafe sex, forced sex and alcohol poisoning.
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Did you know that on average, around 5 young Australians aged 15 to 24 year olds die every week due to alcohol related injury or disease?
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