A volunteered tagged me in this note.
Clearly, a passionate individual, and I'm very concerned. This is one young person.......
Every single young person is affected.
It appears we have a lost, and forgotton generation.
KIC FM Station Manager
over 2 years ago
I work for a charity that helps young homeless and unemployed people turn their lives around, we're called The Amber Foundation - http://www.amberweb.org
We have a number of young people who have become addicted to alcohol, or had serious drinking problems. We try to work with our young people to help spread the message to other young people (secondary school) about the dangers of alcohol and the... Read more
What are your viewsy? Does advertising have an impact or is it education that would be effective?
Thanks for adding to the debate. Good points: is it seeing the effects directly on others that have an impact on anything we do?
I think seeing the impact on people can make a difference, though many young people still have the attitude "this will never happen to me" so it's important to make it relevant to the specific audience, be it kids from inner cities, rural areas, deprived areas, private school kids - each of them will approach alcohol and consume in different ways.