Alcohol Education

Become Part of the Solution

The information here will help you understand the issues regarding the potential impacts of alcohol use, what's being done about it, and encourage you to become part of the solution.

 

Articles:

  • Online Program Aims to Help Veterans Reduce Their Drinking and PTSD Symptoms
    - Posted August 2015
    A new free, self-guided online program is designed to help active-duty military and veterans reduce their drinking and symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). 
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  • From NPR:  “Moderate Drinker or Alcoholic? Many Americans Fall In Between”
    -Posted December 2014
    This recent NPR story may surprise some readers with its description of another type of drinker, those who may have a couple of drinks during the week and then typically drink larger amounts on weekends. While those who fall into this category may never reach the level of becoming alcohol dependent, there are some health concerns to be considered.
    To read or listen to the story, click here.
     
  • Help Your Teen Have a Prom and Graduation to Remember
    -Posted May 2014
    Many teens are making plans for senior prom and graduation. While these are fun and safe events for most, it is also a high-risk time for underage drinking and other drug use. Parents and other adults can help keep teens safe by being informed and prepared. Read more
     
 More Articles
 Tis the Season For...Party Tips
 The Dangerous New Way to Get Drunk
 MADD Analysis Confirms:  “Taking Away the Keys Doesn’t Take Away the Risks” 
 Let’s Stop Teen Drinking Tragedies
 Getting Your Child Ready for School
 Tips for a Safe Spring Break
 New Parent Helpline
 Social Hosting' is Personal for LCB Employee and MADD Volunteer  
 The Underage Drinking Epidemic (Parade Magazine)
 Teen Girls More Vulnerable to Alcohol and Drug Use
 The Mix With Dangerous Risks: Energy Drinks and Alcohol 
 Parents – The No. 1 Influence

 

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