Tuesday, 30 November 2010

Thousand of kids living with problem drinkers

New research from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre shows more than 700,000 children live with parents who drink heavily. The study, presented at a drug and alcohol conference in Canberra today, reveals 24 per cent of parents reported heavy drinking behaviour. The report's co-author, Dr Lucy Burns, says children often pick up negative drinking patterns from their parents.

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