Ann Dowsett Johnston: Alcohol and Women

She is a member of the sisterhood of sobriety.  Journalist and writer Ann Dowsett Johnston talks to Michael Enright about her battle with alcohol addiction, and about the liquor industry's campaigns aimed directly at women. ...
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She is a member of the sisterhood of sobriety.  Journalist and writer Ann Dowsett Johnston talks to Michael Enright about her battle with alcohol addiction, and about the liquor industry's campaigns aimed directly at women. 

She also describes increasingly dangerous behaviour by teenage girls who binge-drink and practice so-called "drunk-orexia" (avoiding all calories other than those in alcohol), and by "weekend warriors", women who drink until they pass out.

You can visit a new website focussing on this issue  here. It's a collaboration between Ann Dowsett Johnston and Canadian Women's Health Network.

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