Elaine Georgas

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Town Hall Meeting on Underage Drinking

Underage Drinking is a community issue.  Join us on Thursday, April 25, 2013 (6-8:30 pm) at Greater Victory Christian Ministries for a Town Hall Meeting.   Download the flyer to post and share: April 2013 Town Hall Flyer

Alcohol Server Knowledge Training

Alcohol Server Knowledge Training Available at No Cost Alcohol Server Knowledge Training is brought to Lorain County businesses by the Stop Task Force on Underage Drinking at no cost. This is a training for retailers, bar owners and employees of local retail and bars who sell alcohol. Workshop Highlights: Definitions of ORC 4301.01 (alcohol) Definitions …

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Center for Disease Control – Q/A about Alcohol

Frequently Asked Questions Introduction to alcohol What is alcohol? How does alcohol affect a person? Why do some people react differently to alcohol than others? What is a standard drink in the United States? Is beer or wine safer to drink than hard liquor? What are caffeinated alcoholic beverages (CABs)? Drinking levels What does moderate …

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3 Ways to Address Teenage Motivation to Drink that Don’t Involve Scare Tactics

Check out this article from the Partnership At Drugfree.org ” 3 Ways to Address Teenage Motivation to Drink that Don’t Involve Scare Tactics “

Game Helps Parents and Children Talk About Alcohol

A new DVD game designed to be played on a computer brings parents and children together to talk about the dangers of underage drinking. Ready, Set, Listen!, developed by SAMHSA’s Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP), offers a fun and interactive experience that introduces and reinforces the importance of family discussion on an important subject. …

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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