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March 30, 2015 by HealthyFamilies BC

Listen to BC parents discuss their challenges and successes in talking about alcohol use with their kids.

Risks and Health Effects of Drinking Alcohol

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

What is a safe amount to drink? You may be surprised to learn that the effects of alcohol on the body vary. Knowing what a standard drink looks like is a good first step in learning more about the effects of alcohol

Risky Drinking

August 10, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Many older adults who drink have consumed alcohol for many years, but others start, or increase their drinking, later in life because of life-altering events.

Alcohol and Aging: For More Information

August 3, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Alcohol use is closely tied to both physical and mental health. Here are some resources and ideas that can help you learn more about the impact alcohol has on seniors' health.

Alcohol and Aging: Know the Facts

August 3, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Did you know that as we get older, our bodies process alcohol more slowly and we become more sensitive to the effects of alcohol?

Alcohol and Aging: Getting Help

August 1, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

If alcohol is having a negative impact on you, your family, or others, there are people and programs to help you. You can also think about making lifestyle changes to support your own health and well-being.

Canada's Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines

March 6, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Drinking is a personal choice, if you choose to drink these Canadian Guidelines can help you know you limits.

Alcohol and Aging: Your Health

March 3, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Research shows that drinking alcohol can contribute to chronic diseases, including cancer and some heart conditions.

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