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Tuesday, 14 February 2017 15:09

Underage Drinking Resources

  • is the web portal for the Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking (ICCPUD) and your gateway to comprehensive research and resources on prevention. -
  • Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (SAMHSA) provides information on the dangers of underage drinking and offers tips on how to prevent this threat to adolescent development and health.
  • The Cool Spot - The Cool Spot was created for kids 11-13 years old by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). The NIAAA is the lead U.S. agency supporting research into the causes, prevention, and treatment of alcohol problems. It is a component of the National Institutes of Health, within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
  • MADD's efforts are focused on significantly reducing drunk driving through the Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving. “The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving is to end drunk driving, help fight drugged driving, support the victims of these violent crimes and prevent underage drinking.”
  • Partnership for Drug-Free Kids is committed to helping families struggling with their son or daughter’s substance use. They empower families with information, support and guidance to get the help their loved one needs and deserves. And we advocate for greater understanding and more effective programs to treat the disease of addiction.
  • Drug Free Action Alliance - Parents Who Host, Lose the Most: Don't be a party to teenage drinking is a program for communities of all sizes who have experienced challenges with parent hosted underage drinking parties. This program provides educators, law enforcement, prevention professionals and other community leaders – as well as parents - with tools to educate their peers about the legal, health, and safety issues associated with allowing anyone under the age of 21 to consume alcohol.
  • NCADD - NCADD is the leading advocacy organization in the world addressing alcoholism and drug dependence.
  • The Rethinking Drinking Web site and booklet have been produced by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), a part of the National Institutes of Health. The NIAAA is the lead U.S. agency supporting research on the causes, consequences, prevention, and treatment of alcohol-related problems.