Alcohol Treatment Centers Terre Haute IN

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.

Behavioral Healthcare
(812) 238-7384
1530 N 7th St Ste
Terre Haute, IN
 
Hilton Kathleen M & Associates
(812) 238-1090
7 The Mdws
Terre Haute, IN
 
Marlow Steven Phd Hspp
(812) 299-5919
6750 Mcdaniel
Terre Haute, IN
 
Urban Michael J Psyd
(812) 235-6121
2740 S 7th
Terre Haute, IN
 
Psychology Associates
(574) 254-1700
314 W Catalpa
Mishawaka, IN
 
Employment Solutions
(812) 231-8195
500 S 5th
Terre Haute, IN
 
Associated Psychologists
(812) 232-2144
2901 Ohio Blvd
Terre Haute, IN
 
Berry G William Phd
(812) 235-3738
1400 E Pugh
Terre Haute, IN
 
Pittman Isaiah Iv Md Phd
(812) 235-8496
3560 S 4th
Terre Haute, IN
 
Davidson Counseling Center
(765) 282-4317
1901 W Royale
Muncie, IN
 

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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