Breakthroughs in genetics, neurobiology and neuropharmacology have led scientists to know that some people who drink harmfully may develop a full-blown disease, leaving them unable to stop drinking without help. Many people drink too much to get high, to celebrate, or to overcome anxiety or depression and never have any long-term negative effects. However, 10 to 15 percent of people who use alcohol develop the disease of alcohol dependence. Continue reading
NEXT GAUDPC MEETINGDate: February 2015
Time: 3:00 pm
Topic: election of 2015 Officers
Location: Lifework Offices - North 8913 Collinfield Dr AUSTIN, TX 78758
NEXT TCUDPP MEETING
Date: Dec. 5, 2014
Time: 10:30 am to noon
Topic: Mindy Carroll with TABC on new underage drinking video and Myra Constable with MADD on Take the Wheel Volunteer Court Monitoring program.
Location: TABC HQ – Commission Room
5806 Mesa Drive Austin, TX 78731
NEXT YASPC MEETING
Date: Jan. 13, 2015
Time: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Topic: Election of 2015 Board
Location: LifeWorks North
8913 Collinfield (across from Lanier High School)
AUSTIN, TX 78758
Greater Austin Underage Drinking Prevention CouncilOur mission is to create a safe and healthy environment for the youth by reducing underage access to alcohol in the Greater Austin area.
A coalition comprised of community members, law enforcement, representatives from prevention organizations, schools, parent groups, businesses, youth advocacy and social services.
We formulate strategies to reduce the incidence and impact of underage drinking in the Greater Austin area.
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