Monthly Archives: May 2013

TCUDPP Meeting Set fo June 8 at 10:30 am, “Effects of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure on Children”

The Travis County Underage Drinking Prevention Task Force meeting meets Friday, June 7, 2013 from 10:30 AM to noon at the Howson Library (2500 Exposition Blvd). SPEAKER Gerardo Rodriguez  — Coordinator of Operations and Outreach Texans Office for Prevention of … Continue reading

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Trends and fads of alcohol packaging may make it easier for teens to acquire alcoholic beverages says consultant

“Is it alcohol or not?”  Prevention Consultant with Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services wants community members to be aware of new trends and fads regarding underage drinking. Are they making it easier for the underage to get … Continue reading

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At OJJDP Experts Agree It Takes A Whole Community To Tackle Issue of Underage Drinking

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 “I don’t need to tell you that alcohol use by young people is dangerous,” said Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Administrator Robert Listenbee at a webinar held this week by the Interagency Coordination Committee on the Prevention … Continue reading

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New SAMHSA Underage Drinking Prevention Campaign provides toolkit and talking points

SAMHSA’s underage drinking prevention PSA campaign helps parents and caregivers start talking to their children early—as early as nine years old—about the dangers of alcohol.   Parent Resources – Partner Toolkit –About the Campaign You can keep your child alcohol free. … Continue reading

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