As the holiday season approaches, The Evidence discusses Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines. CCSA’s Bryce Barker discusses the guidelines and their significance. Amanda Nielson, a harms reduction consultant at Algonquin College, talks about working with post-secondary students and their experiences with alcohol. We also discuss the opening of the call for abstracts for CCSA’s Issues of Substance conference.Tags:
Samantha’s areas of study include behavioural neuroscience, mechanisms of action of drugs within the brain and the neuroscience of disordered eating and addiction.Tags:
Ottawa, August 16, 2018 — In a new report released by the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA), post-secondary students express their thoughts on binge drinking. Heavy Episodic Drinking among Post-secondary Students: Influencing Factors and Implications provides student views on heavy drinking and the major factors for participating in it, and addresses possible solutions and alternatives.