Alcohol Treatment Centers West Linn OR

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 Better Way Counseling Center
(503) 226-9061
818 NW 17th Avenue
Portland, OR
Specialty
Counseling center or practice
Additional Information
Free support groups: one for those suffering from an eating disorder - this group meets every other week; one for sufferers and/or their family and friends (family members may come to this group with or without their loved one who suffers from an eating disorder, and sufferers may come with or without their loved ones) - this group meets monthly every first Friday. Individual, Family and Group counseling for adults and children. We also work closely with physicians and nutritionists.

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Loveland Robert J Phd Pc
(503) 657-9094
1660 Willamette Falls Dr
West Linn, OR
 
Tobin, Dr Stephan A
(503) 699-5534
19025 Nixon Avenue
West Linn, OR
 
Bryant Nancy R Phd
(503) 655-3505
1785 Willamette Falls Dr
West Linn, OR
 
Ivan, Dr. Anca, PsyD
(503) 650-2240
1800 Blankenship Road Suite 200
West Linn, OR
 
Christensen, Mr. Joseph F, MA, LMFT
(503) 970-2522
5695 Hood Street
West Linn, OR
 
Neer, Mr. Steven
(503) 638-1165
24100 Southwest Mountain Road
West Linn, OR
 
Altman, Mr. Donald, MA, LPC
(503) 650-2208
1684 Willamette Falls Drive
West Linn, OR
 
Stopa, Mr. Christopher, MS, MFT
(503) 638-3917
2455 Southwest Gregory Drive
West Linn, OR
 
McCoy, Mr. Lewis A., M.A.
(503) 936-3366
5695 Hood Street
West Linn, OR
 
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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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