Alcohol Marketers May Ignore Important Data

Underage drinking was the focus of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence’s (NCADD) 2014 Alcohol Awareness Month, held in April. During the event, various agencies worked together to promote public awareness and understanding, as well as launching efforts to reduce stigma, provide information about the risks of alcohol consumption, and promote treatment options…

The New Face of Underage Drinking

Preventing underage drinking is becoming more difficult as popular trends and fads are increasing alcohol consumption among teens. Michelle Nienhius, a Prevention Consultant with the Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services, points out in a recent article that young people are going to great lengths to obtain alcohol. This includes risky behavior that…