How Ottawa Charter Can Be Applied to Binge Drinking

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1. Developing Personal Skills

Developing personal skills is expanding an individual’s knowledge so that they can make wiser decisions about their health through gaining information provided and having access to the information.

Developing personal skills, through attending information classes, media campaigns, and information websites can improve healthier life skills or choices for an individual influenced by binge drinking, such as thinking before they drink. Personal skills such as knowing facts about binge drinking will persuade the individual to take a better control of their problem with binge drinking and their health or to prevent it. Some areas of developing personal skills can be accessed through: , website providing facts and how you can get help -PDH classes where students can find out about binge drinking and how to prevent it

2. Creating a Supportive Environment

Creating a supporting environment is having an environment where support networks and community services are available that intend for people living in that community to care for others to decrease ill health and social problems.

A community or council can help reduce binge drinking and its consequences by providing non-alcoholic venues or specific areas that forces people not to drink in those areas for themselves and others around them. Communities or councils can also instruct employees in an alcoholic venue to have the responsibilities to create a supportive environment by not serving a demanded serving of alcohol.

A community can also support binge drinking by providing counselling so that the victims have an option to receive help.

In the South Sydney licensed premises accord it says:
- All licensees/ sectaries having a responsibility to sustain a safe drinking environment

3. Strengthening Community Action

Strengthening community actions include the community to support and participate in actions beneficial for health related matters...
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