Alcohol Treatment Centers Roswell 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.

Vanpelt James F Iii Md Phd
(575) 622-0816
313 W Country Club Rd Ste 10
Roswell, NM
 
Cobb Steven Michael Phd
(575) 622-6437
400 N Pennsylvania Ave
Roswell, NM
 
Brian Whitlock Phd Licensed Psychologist
(575) 623-9322
601 W 2nd St
Roswell, NM
 
Alliance of Gallup
(505) 722-9596
208 Nizhoni Boulevard
Gallup, NM
 
Bailey Janet
(505) 474-3481
2074 Galisteo St
Santa Fe, NM
 
Parsons Psychological Services
(575) 627-5855
304 S Lea Ave
Roswell, NM
 
Daugherty Lynn B Psychologst
(575) 623-1943
200 W 1st St
Roswell, NM
 
Counseling and Therapy Practice Board
(505) 476-4610
2550 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM
 
Veenstra Anne A Msw
(575) 388-0064
301 W College Ave
Silver City, NM
 
Psychological Services
(505) 564-2351
1307 E 20th St
Farmington, 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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