Alcohol Treatment Centers Minot ND

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.

Bruley Charlene P Phd Licsw
(701) 838-4632
308 2nd Ave SW
Minot, ND
 
Minot Center For Family Medicine
(701) 858-6700
1201 11th Ave SW
Minot, ND
 
Carlson Daniel Psyd
(701) 839-0474
1705 4th Ave NW
Minot, ND
 
North Prairie Psychological Assessment Services
(701) 838-2442
2116 4th Ave NW
Minot, ND
 
True North Solutions
(701) 224-8783
418 N 2nd St
Bismarck, ND
 
Psychological Services PC
(701) 852-9113
13 1st Ave SW
Minot, ND
 
North Prairie Psychological Assessment Services
(701) 838-2442
2116 4th Ave NW
Minot, ND
 
Board of Counselor Examiners
(701) 667-5969
2112 10th Ave SE
Mandan, ND
 
Christianson Kenneth Phd
(701) 234-4171
(701) 234-4171
Fargo, ND
 
Assessment & Therapy Associates
(701) 780-6821
725 Hamline St
Grand Forks, ND
 

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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