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Children & Young People with Alcohol Misuse

Alcohol misuse is also a growing problem in children and young people and there is a need for earlier identification of young people engaged in 'risky' drinking, such as young people attending A&E or getting into trouble with the police for alcohol.

Children's bodies can't process alcohol like adults can and there are concerns about the damage to children's health from alcohol misuse.

For specific information about children and young people who misuse alcohol, look in

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