Alcohol Treatment Centers Gillette WY

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.

A Positive Solution Counseling Center, LLC
(307) 682-3747
201 W. Lakeway Road
Gillette, WY
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Life and Spiritual coaching
(307) 272-0081
1215 Sheridan Ave
Cody, WY
 
Gateway Counseling Center
(307) 272-8880
425 So. 21st. ST.
Laramie, WY
 
Alcoholics Anonymous
(307) 686-6107
Gillette, WY
 
Campbell County Memorial Hospital Behavioral Health
(307) 688-5000
501 S Burma Ave
Gillette, WY
 
Uncle Milts Life And Spiritual Coaching
(307) 272-0081
1215 sheridan street
Coady, WY
 
A Positive Solution Counseling Center, LLC
(307) 682-3747
201 W. Lakeway Road
Gillette, WY
Prices and/or Promotions
We accept most insurance and Medicaid

Caroljean Bongo PsyD LLC
(307) 760-1871
2909 Bent Ave.
Cheyenne, WY
 
Personal Frontiers Inc
(307) 686-1189
310 S Miller Ave
Gillette, WY
 
Wyoming Recovery Llc
(307) 265-3791
231 S Wilson St
Casper, WY
 

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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