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Underage Drinking

Underage Drinking and Alcohol Abuse: an in-depth overview of the issues facing underage drinking as well as solutions including reducing the hype around alcohol consumption and scare tactics.

Strategies to Prevent Underage Drinking: discusses detailed prevention strategies in terms of school, extracurricular activities, family, community, and policy.

Alcohol Alert: an article from the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism on why kids start drinking, what the risks are, and how to prevent it.

Binge Drinking

Binge Drinking Defined: a list of binge drinking qualifications.

Trends in College Binge Drinking: a study done of 119 schools over 3 years to evaluate the frequency of binge drinking during periods of prevention tactics.

Binge Drinking Ages: a study shows how and why binge drinking takes place from late adolescence to early adulthood.

Quick Stats: statistic on the prevalence, health, risks and prevention of binge drinking.

Drinking and Driving

Statistics: drunk driving statistics from deaths to the number of impaired drivers on the road.

BAC: the basics of blood/breath alcohol concentration and a usable online calculator.

Drinking and Driving: an overview of the problems, risks, legal ramifications, and solutions related to impaired driving.

CHILDREN, ALCOHOL, AND PARENTING

Parenting Influences: a report on the effect of parental influences on alcohol abuse from both alcohol and non-alcohol specific determinants.

Parenting is Prevention: a study of the way proper parenting can overpower peer pressure.

Minimum Drinking Ages Around the World: a look at global drinking ages and their impact on alcohol abuse.

The Effect of Parental Attitudes and Alcohol Use: a sociological study on how the attitudes of parents transcend to the alcohol consumption of college students.

Alcohol and Parents: a guide for parents of college students on discussing alcohol use and crisis.

The Role of Parents in Preventing and Addressing Underage Drinking: an overview of the importance a parent plays in the choice of a child to use alcohol.

Kids and Alcohol: an article on the impacts of talking to your child about abuse and experimentation.

Children of Alcoholics: suggestions to lower the risk of alcohol abuse among children of abusers.

Parenting Q&A: tips to help parents prevent their children from abusing alcohol.

A Reference Guide for Parents and Guardians: the lowdown on drug and alcohol abuse to help parents be better role models as well as warning signs to recognize.

ALCOHOL AND HEALTH

Health Benefits

The Nutrition Source: Alcohol: a study on the health benefits of moderate alcohol consumption.

Does Alcohol Have a Place in a Healthy Diet?: a report on who can and can't reap the benefits of moderate alcohol use.

Red Wine Health Benefits: an article on positive impact moderate consumption of red wine can have on heart health.

Alcohol, Calories, and Weight

Caloric Values of Alcoholic Beverages: a discussion of how alcohol is stored in the body as unburned fat.

Alcohol and Calories: a listing of beverages and the amount of calories in a serving size.

Alcohol and Body Weight: the results of a study on the effects alcohol has on the weights of adult men and women on the United States.

Medical Reports

Brain Damage Risks: a study by the AMA on the negative impacts on the brains of adolescents and college students.

Alcohol Use and Health: the CDC's report on the long and short term effects of alcohol use.

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Alcohol and the Fetus: a discussion of the negative impacts of alcohol on an unborn child.

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: the causes, symptoms, signs, diagnosis, and prevention of the disease.

ALCOHOL LAW AND POLICY

Laws Related to Alcohol: the laws and ramifications concerning alcohol in specific situations.

State Laws: the DUI/DWI laws across all 50 states.

Alcohol Tax and Enforcement FAQ: commonly asked questions about the laws and taxes restricting alcohol retailers.

Per Se BAC Laws: an overview of the laws that makes impaired driving over the legal limit an offense whether or not the driver exhibits any physical signs of intoxication.

Criminal and Civil Consequences: an extensive chart of the various drinking and driving charges.

Liquor Laws and Regulations: an overview of the federal laws that alcohol retailers must abide by.

Alcoholic Beverage: a list of laws and regulations stipulating advertising requirements and constraints.

ALCOHOL FUN FACTS AND ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Top 10 Alcohol Myths: common misconceptions about drinking including the ability to “sober up” quickly.

More Myths: this article separates fact and fiction in the realm of alcohol consumption.

21st Birthday Drinking Myth and Facts: the truth about the alcohol induced right of passage.

Myth and Fact Quiz: test your booze IQ with this online quiz.

Alcohol Trivia: a True/False quiz for college students.

Alcohol FAQs: commonly asked questions about excessive alcohol use and drinking levels.

Facts about Alcohol: an interactive lesson on what actually constitutes a standard drink.