Alcohol Treatment Centers Scottsbluff NE

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.

Townsend Jeanna D Lmhp
(308) 632-8084
2208 Broadway
Scottsbluff, NE
 
Anderson Mark S Lmhp
(308) 632-8080
2208 Broadway
Scottsbluff, NE
 
Branham Nancy Rn Lcsw Lmhp
(402) 391-6467
10804 Prairie Hills Dr
Omaha, NE
 
Creative Paradigm Therapy LLC
(402) 517-5773
11912 Elm St Ste 119
Omaha, NE
 
Azimuth Psychotherapy
(402) 420-6621
701 W S St
Lincoln, NE
 
Hald Mark Phd
(308) 632-8547
2622 Avenue C
Scottsbluff, NE
 
Board of Mental Health Practice
(402) 471-2117
P.O. Box 94986
Lincoln, NE
 
Striebel John Psychgt
(308) 532-0777
102 Mcneel Ln
North Platte, NE
 
Leslie A. Epstein, MA, LMHP, CPC
(402) 517-0533
11912 Elm Street
Omaha, NE
 
Blaha Sheri Ms Plmhp
(308) 234-6029
4111 4th Ave
Kearney, NE
 

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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