Saturday, July 23, 2011

A School Aged Booze Buzz

Rory J. Koopmans, B. Admin.
#203, 8912-156 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5R 5Z2


Hon. David G. Hancock, QC, MLA
Minister of Education,
Progressive Conservative, Edmonton-Whitemud

Dear David:

I have been looking inII booze related stats IV Canada & the United States. A frightening stat was the fact that LXXX% (80%) of kids in school on average will try alcohol &/or some form of other stimulant while in school. As much as possible we need II try & keep kids off of booze. Seeing their parent/guardian drink copiously at home or even say just once a day having a shot or sip of booze can definitely influence kids to drink. We have II nip this problem in the bud & encourage kids to stay away from drinking.

Alcohol can lead to distorted coordination, hearing, visual problems, & motor skills. It can also lead to a change in mood in behaviour & many diseases of the body such as kidney & liver failure. Without proper thinking ability's & control of their bodies, kids will not do as well in school & will not be able to adapt as well to life.

Cheers II Good Health & Moderation,


Source: Http://KidsHealth.Org/Parent/Positive/Talk/Alcohol.Html.

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