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Preventing and reducing underage drinking

Preventing and reducing underage drinking

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Published by Nova Science Publishers in Hauppauge, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Youth -- Alcohol use -- United States,
  • Minors -- Alcohol use -- United States,
  • Drinking of alcoholic beverages -- Government policy -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementeditor, Nathaniel P. Marquis.
    ContributionsMarquis, Nathaniel P.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV5135 .P745 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23606850M
    ISBN 109781606925881
    LC Control Number2009027081
    OCLC/WorldCa318416902

      1 online resource (xiv, pages) Includes bibliographical references Underage drinking in the United States -- Characteristics of underage drinking -- Consequences of underage drinking -- Understanding youth drinking -- Designing the strategy -- National media campaign -- Alcohol industry -- Entertainment industries -- Access -- Youth-oriented interventions -- CommunitiesPages: Preventing and Reducing Underage Drinking: An Overview This document is excerpted from: The Report to Congress on the Prevention and Reduction of Underage Drinking. submitted to Congress by The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. To obtain more information and a copy of the full Report to Congress go to.

    in reducing and preventing underage drinking. Since research indicates that altering envi-ronments where alcohol is used reduces alco-hol use (e.g., underage drinking and driving), this guide is focused on the evidence-based environmental approachesto preventing underage drinking that a community might implement. Although. This book presents a practical “how-to” that can help states and communities prevent and reduce underage drinking. It does this by synthesizing the research on environmental strategies and providing descriptions of how to plan, implement, and evaluate.

    The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent and Reduce Underage Drinking, 17 released in , also called upon governments, the private sector, and individuals to coordinate efforts to reduce underage by: Preventing violence by reducing the availability and harmful use of alcohol. (Series of briefings on violence prevention: the evidence) ce – prevention and control. l drinking – adverse effects. control – methods. lism – prevention and control. ing – trends. ity health services.


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Preventing and Reducing Underage Drinking (Substance Abuse Assessment, Interventions and Treatment): Medicine & Health Science Books @   This book focuses on the Surgeon General's call to action to prevent and reduce underage drinking, to focus national attention on this enduring problem and on new, disturbing research which indicates that the developing adolescent brain may be particularly susceptible to long-term negative consequences from alcohol use.

In response to a congressional request in the Health and Human Services (HHS) fiscal appropriations act, the Board on Children, Youth, and Families of the National Research Council and the Institute of Medicine formed the Committee on Developing a Strategy to Reduce and Prevent Underage Drinking.

The committee was directed to review a broad range of federal, state, and nongovernmental Cited by: 9. Prevent and Reduce Underage Drinking: A Guide to Action for Communities. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Surgeon General, All material in this report is in the public domain and may be reproduced or copied without permission from the.

The Surgeon Generals Call Preventing and reducing underage drinking book Action To Prevent and Reduce Underage Drinking by Office of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Paperback Book See Other Available Editions Description No description is available. The federal and state governments have several roles to play in implementing the proposed strategy.

However, as emphasized throughout this report, responsibility for preventing and reducing underage drinking lies with everyone, as a national community. For example, although minimum drinking age laws enacted and enforced by government underpin society's efforts, their effectiveness depends on Cited by: 1.

Here are 6 ways you can prevent underage drinking: Stay actively involved in your children’s lives. Know where your children are and what they are doing. Make knowing their friends a priority. Set and enforce clear standards, including standards about alcohol use.

Stay away from alcohol in high-risk situations. Evidence-Based Strategies Targeting Underage Drinking. Underage drinking doesn’t just “happen”. There are factors that “cause” (or increase the likelihood of) substance-related consequences and consumption in communities.

We call these factors intervening variables. To identify intervening variables, ask yourself “but why?”. Alcohol use by underage drinkers is a persistent public health problem in the United States, and alcohol is the most commonly used drug among adolescents.

Accordingly, numerous approaches have been developed and studied that aim to prevent underage drinking. We will conduct education campaigns directed at high-risk groups to discourage underage drinking and alcohol abuse. These include Girl Power!, Teen Drinking Prevention Campaigns, and others.

We will provide technical assistance to community programs to help develop effective prevention strategies, including public service advertisements and. Preventing and reducing underage drinking. [Nathaniel P Marquis;] -- This book focuses on the Surgeon General's call to action to prevent and reduce underage drinking, to focus national attention on this enduring problem and on new, disturbing research which indicates.

Preventing and reducing underage drinking [electronic resource] / editor, Nathaniel P. Marquis. Corporate Author: Ebook Central Academic Complete., ProQuest (Firm) Other authors: Marquis, Nathaniel P. Format: eBook Online access: Connect to electronic book via Ebook Central.

Preventing underage drinking by minors today may also help to reduce long-term health care costs and criminal justice costs to society by reducing the crimes, injuries, and crashes. The expanding science of prevention seeks to stop the tragedies associated with underage drinking before they occur by creating a climate in which young people do not drink alcohol before they attain the minimum drinking.

Chapter 1: Preventing and Reducing Underage Drinking: An Overview _____ Report to Congress on the Prevention and Reduction of Underage Drinking | 27 were people other than the drinking driver (e.g., passengers, occupants of other vehicles Inalmost $27 billion (about 12 percent) of the total $ billion economic costs ofFile Size: 2MB.

This guide is designed to take communities through the process of planning, implementing, and evaluating strategies to prevent underage drinking and youth access to alcohol.

The guide is structured according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) Strategic Prevention Framework, a five-step prevention Cited by: Reducing Underage Drinking 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. Committee on Developing a Strategy to Reduce and Prevent Underage Drinking: Authors: Institute of Medicine, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council, Committee on Developing a Strategy to Reduce and Prevent Underage Drinking, National Research Council (U.S.).

Underage drinking presents an enormous public health issue. Alcohol is the drug of choice among children and adolescents. Annually, about 5, youth under age 21 die from motor vehicle crashes, other unintentional injuries, and homicides and suicides that involve underage drinking.

As the lead Federal agency for supporting and conducting basic and applied research on alcohol problems, NIAAA is spearheading an Initiative on Underage Drinking. The “Talk. They Hear You.” campaign aims to reduce underage drinking and substance use among youths under the age of 21 by providing parents and caregivers with information and resources they need to address alcohol and other drug use with their children early.

Reduce excessive alcohol use, including binge drinking and underage drinking. Reduce the risk of chronic conditions such as liver disease, high blood pressure, heart disease, and cancer.

Reduce violent crime, motor vehicle injuries, and alcohol-exposed pregnancies. Reduce youth access to alcohol. e Size: KB. It explores the ways in which may different individuals and groups contribute to the problem and how they can be enlisted to prevent it. Reducing Underage Drinking will serve as both a game plan and a call to arms for anyone with an investment in youth health and safety.Fortunately, there are many steps parents and other adults can take to promote healthy behavior and discourage alcohol use among adolescents.

Talk with parents talk, adolescents listen. Four out of five teens feel that parents should have a say in whether they drink alcohol.

1 Talk early and often with children and adolescents about your—and their—concerns regarding : Office of Adolescent Health. Reducing Underage Drinking: A Collective Responsibility, Volume 2 Institute of Medicine, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council, Committee on Developing a Strategy to Reduce and Prevent Underage Drinking.