February 2012 archive

How many kids in Ohio have serious Alcohol Problems?

Alcohol Cost Calculator.

The Cost of Underage Drinking in Ohio is staggering

Click here to review the latest report. Underage drinking cost the citizens of Ohio$2.9 billion in 2010.

Report shows 7.5 million children live with a parent with an alcohol use disorder

SAMHSA News Release Date: 2/16/2012 12:05 AM Media Contact: SAMHSA Press Office Telephone: 240-276-2130 Report shows 7.5 million children live with a parent with an alcohol use disorder A new report shows 7.5 million children under age 18 (10.5 percent of this population) lived with a parent who has experienced an alcohol use disorder in the past year. …

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Parents Who Host Lose the Most

Drug Free Action Alliance’s Campaign:  Parents Who Host Lose the Most  – Don’t be a Party to Teen-age Drinking.  This statewide campaign provides resourceful materials to communities to ensure that adults are aware of Ohio’s laws regarding the provision of alcohol to those under the legal age of 21.

STOP Underage Drinking – A Call to Action

Download the The Surgeon General’s Call to Action To Prevent and Reduce Underage Drinking in your community

Underage Drinkers – where do they get alcohol?

Fast Fact: According to a 2010 SAMHSA report, an estimated 8.6 percent of past-month underage drinkers nationally purchased their own alcohol the last time they drank. Variations in self-purchase, by State, ranged from 3.1 to 18.8 percent.

Start Talking Before They Start Drinking

Let’s  Start Talking Before They Start Drinking