Alcohol and the teenage brain

Did you know alcohol consumption can negatively affect brain development?

Research shows the longer a young person delays the use of alcohol, the more chance the brain has to finish developing in the vital areas of speech, emotions, reasoning, learning and memory.

Alcohol and the teenage brain

This is why at Life Education we believe it is vital to educate children around the dangers of alcohol in upper primary through to secondary school so that they are empowered to make informed and responsible choices when they are faced with the decision to drink later in life.

There are also some things you can do as parents. Try: