of alcohol consumed by 14 to 24 year olds is consumed in ways that put the drinker's and other's health at risk of acute harm.
By 14 years of age, over 80% of WA school students have used alcohol.
of West Australian adults are concerned about alcohol use among young people.
of 16 to 17 year old WA school students report 'One of the main reasons I drink is to get drunk'.
The aim of the McCusker Centre is to reduce the levels of drinking, harmful drinking and alcohol problems among young people.
Key objectives of the McCusker Centre include raising awareness of:
The McCusker Centre will also work to stimulate and inform community discussion and debate about alcohol issues.
Alcohol-related harm is a whole-of-community problem that impacts on young people in a range of important ways. Read More.
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