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Emily’s experience of drinking alcohol

Duration: 07:34

Emily tells how an evening of drinking alcohol led to a sequence of events that changed her life. At the time, she set out just wanting to have a good time, but after her experience with alcohol her attitude to drinking has changed significantly.

Emily was so drunk after leaving a bar that she agreed to the offer of help finding a taxi from a guy she barely knew, with devastating consequences. She was sexually assaulted in a nearby park.

The effect of alcohol on Emily is explored through scientific analysis and highlights how behaviour can change dramatically when drinking. This is shown through interviews, reconstructions and scientific graphics.

Note: contains content which is potentially disturbing. Teachers are strongly advised to view it before showing it to their class.

Available since: Thu 21 Feb 2013

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Just a Few Drinks

Four young people tell how an evening of drinking alcohol affected their lives.

First broadcast: 20 Feb 2013

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