Alcohol Treatment Centers Alamogordo NM

Alcohol use by young people is extremely dangerous - both to themselves and society at large. Underage alcohol use is associated with traffic fatalities, violence, unsafe sex, suicide, educational failure, and other problem behaviors that diminish the prospects of future success, as well as health risks.

Canyon Light Inc.
(575) 437-2453
1301 Cuba Avenue
Alamogordo, NM
 
Vineland Guidance Center
(575) 437-7977
910 New York Avenue
Alamogordo, NM
 
Alamogordo Mental Health Service - Cal Bolinder PhD
(575) 437-8865
1208 New York Avenue
Alamogordo, NM
 
Alamogordo Counseling Associates, LLC
(575) 443-6166
1200 N. White Sands Blvd.
Alamogordo, NM
 
Alamogordo Counseling Assoc., LLC
(575) 443-6166
1200 N. White Sands Blvd., Ste 111
Alamogordo, NM
 
Gerald Champion Sleep Center
(575) 443-2747
2669 Scenic Drive # 105A
Alamogordo, NM
 
Cotten Mary Anne Phd Liscenced Psychologist
(575) 439-1550
1408 8th St
Alamogordo, NM
 
New Mexico Center for Clinical
(575) 434-6000
2474 Indian Wells Road # A
Alamogordo, NM
 
Balanced Health
(575) 434-6400
1306 Indian Wells Rd
Alamogordo, NM
 
Counseling Center
(575) 437-7404
1900 10th Street
Alamogordo, NM
 

Reducing Underage Drinking: A Collective Responsibility

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Reducing Underage Drinking: A Collective Responsibility

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Thursday, March 01, 2007 Alcohol use by young people is extremely dangerous - both to themselves and society at large. Underage alcohol use is associated with traffic fatalities, violence, unsafe sex, suicide, educational failure, and other problem behaviors that diminish the prospects of future success, as well as health risks. Despite these serious concerns, the media continues to make drinking look attractive to youth, and it remains possible and even easy for teenagers to get access to alcohol.

Why is this dangerous behavior so pervasive? What can be done to prevent it? What will work and who is responsible for making sure it happens? Reducing Underage Drinking: A Collective Responsbility, a joint report by the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine, addresses these questions and proposes a new way to combat underage alcohol use. It explores the ways in which may different individuals and groups contribute to the problem and how they can be enlisted to prevent it.

The report says that reducing underage drinking requires a cooperative effort from all levels of government, alcohol manufacturers and retailers, the entertainment industry, parents and other adults in a community. The report proposes a comprehensive strategy to curb underage drinking, a problem that costs the nation an estimated $53 billion annually, due in part to losses stemming from traffic fatalities and vi...

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