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9-12 Years

Between the ages of 9 – 12 years children start to become curious about alcohol and will ask questions.   Be prepared to answer questions about alcohol honestly and accurately.   

Visit the Drinkaware and Alcohol Educational Trust websites for help about talking to your child about alcohol


Further Reading

You, Your Child and Alcohol - Leaflet

What is a Unit?

Healthy Living Information on the Topic of Alcohol

Check the Facts on Alcohol

What are the low risk drinking guidelines?