'Tackling underage drinking' article from the latest E&H journal

Education and Health (E&H) has been published by SHEU since 1983. 
E&H is now an open access online journal and the latest issue is available.

Current articles:
Schools-based health interventions : Tackling underage drinking : A New Approach to Tobacco Education : Adolescent online gaming addiction : Food: Now and Then

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E&H is for those who are concerned with the health and wellbeing of young people. Readers come from a broad background and include: primary, secondary and further education teachers, university staff, and health-care professionals working in education and health settings.
Full archive from 1983.

 

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