Alcohol Treatment Centers Albuquerque 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.

Gilles Marchal, LPCC
(505) 343-1986
3214 Purdue place NE
Albuquerque , NM
 
Auger Tamara Ma
(505) 255-5052
1400 Carlisle Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM
 
Albuquerque Behavioral Health
(505) 830-6500
2403 San Mateo Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM
 
Baron Michael Phd Psychologist
(505) 843-7279
111 3rd St NW
Albuquerque, NM
 
Brainard Mary Thelma Phd
(505) 242-7671
3117 10th St NW
Albuquerque, NM
 
Bien Tom Ph.D
(505) 314-1250
117 Bryn Mawr Dr SE
Albuquerque, NM
 
Age to Age Counseling, PC
(505) 291-6314
2530 Virginia NE, Suite 400
Albuquerquw, NM
 
Black Joanne Phd Msn Rncs
(505) 232-3233
1720 Louisiana Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM
 
Aubrey Moss Phd
(505) 842-6968
215 Gold Ave SW
Albuquerque, NM
 
Albuquerque Integrative Counseling Center
(505) 345-7363
5415 9th St NW
Albuquerque, 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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