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Girls, young women and alcohol (webinar)  
http://www.bccewh.bc.ca/news-events/default.htm

A webinar recording on how girls empowerment groups can play a role in prevention of heavy alcohol use by girls and young women. Nancy Poole and Ginny Gonneau shared research on: current trends in binge drinking by girls and young women, key influences on girls' alcohol use, girl-specific health impacts of early and heavy alcohol use, and resources that may useful in your health promotion/ prevention work.

Also includes links to presentation slides as well as the resource Preventing heavy alcohol use among girls and young women: practical tools and resources for practitioners and girls’ programmers.

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Published: 2011
Preventing heavy alcohol use among girls and young women: practical tools and resources for practitioners and girls’ programmers  
http://www.bccewh.bc.ca/news-events/documents/BCCEWHPreventingHeavyAlcoholUseAmongGirlsYoungWomen_PracticalToolsResourcesforPractitonersGi.pdf

A list of print and multimedia resources related to prevention of heavy alcohol use by girls and young women, for practitioners, girls’ group programmers, and anyone else who may find these resources helpful. Presents current resources for starting a conversation about drinking with girls using video clips, becoming aware of the influences on girls’ alcohol use, and the health risks of early and heavy drinking, and offering holistic, girl-centered, health promotion/prevention programming.

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Published: 2011