“Alcohol and Women” resource from Éduc’alcool (Quebec)
Éduc’alcool has just released a new publication called “Alcohol and Women.” The 16-page resource (available in French and English) discusses: How do women drink? Why do they drink? What impact does drinking have on their health and well-being?
The resource is intended for women of all ages as well as men.
Statistics on women and alcohol in Quebec indicate that:
- 82% of Quebec women drank alcohol in the last year; two thirds of those women drink regularly.
- 13% of women who drink do so four or more times a week.
- Among women 18 to 24, the annual prevalence of excessive drinking is 83%; among women 25 to 34, it is 70%, and among women 45 to 54, it is 53%.
- Among teenage girls 15 to 17,
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