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A new by the British Red Cross says British children between the of 11 and 16 need lessons in how to with alcohol-related emergencies. The report says one in seven teenagers has been in an emergency because a friend drank too much. The Red Cross has said children need to know what to do if their friend becomes unconscious to drink, chokes, or gets in a drunken fight. In the past three years, almost 7,500 under-15s up in hospital with linked to alcohol. Many more should have gone to hospital but friends did not think, or were afraid to an ambulance. Only ten per cent of youngsters dialed the emergency services number 999 when their friends needed help. In most cases, friends did what they could and hoped for the .

The Red Cross released its as part of its new called “Life, Live It”. The organization wants to teach young teenagers to deal with all kinds of emergencies but feels alcohol abuse is serious enough to highlight as an . The Red Cross report reveals that one in five teenagers gets once every three months. It goes on to say that as many as one in three 14- to 16-year-olds drink almost every . The average of alcohol consumed is the of four large cans of beer. Red Cross spokesman Joe Mulligan said: "We need to that every young person…has the and confidence to cope in a crisis.” He added: “We are always looking for new and innovative to reach young people.”


 


 
 
 
 
 
 
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