"Modifiable influence on alcohol use in young adult social, recreational and work environments" is the topic of the next Talking Point seminar, to be held on Wednesday 22nd August 1-2pm.
This seminar will be presented by Professor John Toumbourou, Associate Dean in the Faculty of Health and the Professor and Chair in Health Psychology, School of Psychology at Deakin University.
Professor John Toumbourou, has conducted research in the alcohol and drug field for the past 20 years with recent work focusing on predicting and preventing harmful alcohol and drug use in adolescence and young adulthood. John is an Associate Dean in the Faculty of Health and the Professor and Chair in Health Psychology in the School of Psychology at Deakin University. He is an Honorary Research Fellow at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Centre for Adolescent Health.
John will present findings from the 2011 young adult follow-up of a cohort initially recruited in 2002 as a state-representative sample of Victorian students (N = 2,400 youth, 84% retention). The presentation will examine levels of alcohol and drug use amongst young adults in Victoria, rates of alcohol problems and influencing factors in adolescence and young adult social, recreational and work environments.
When: 1-2 pm, Wednesday 22nd August
Where: 54 - 62 Gertrude St Fitzroy
Bookings: Bookings are essential, ring 8413 8413 or email
Cost: Free - all welcome.
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Last updated: 17 August 2012