Real Life

16 November 2018

Children, alcohol and the risks: Advice from family GP Dr John Green

Dr John Green has been working as a family GP in Prudhoe for the past 15 years and he regularly sees the impact alcohol can have on his patients. Here he explains how alcohol consumption at any stage of childhood can have a harmful effect on a child’s development.

He has some helpful advice for parents when it comes to alcohol and offers his insight into both the mental and physical health risks of drinking at a young age.

Alcohol can have a harmful effect on a child’s development.