MICHIGAN RESOURCES

PREVENTION NETWORK
www.preventionnetwork.org

Prevention Network is a Michigan network of volunteer and professional groups whose common mission is to provide support to and enhance volunteer based alcohol, tobacco and other drug abuse prevention efforts.  Prevention Network is the parent organization of MCRUD.

Michigan Underage Drinking

Do Your Part Video

Designed to coincide with Michigan's new campaign against underage drinking, "Do Your Part" features five new public service announcements, highlighting five individuals who share how they are doing their part to prevent underage drinking. This video was produced through the SAMHSA/CSAP Underage 

STUDENT LEADERSHIP SERVICES, INCORPORATED
www.slstoday.org

Student Leadership Services brings researched-based, proven effective trainings and support to all youth-led prevention groups.  SLS hosts an annual High School Teen leaders' conference that is unparalleled in its quality content and networking opportunities for teens and advisors. 

COURAGEOUS PERSUADERS

http://www.courageouspersuaders.com/

Create a television commercial targeted at middle school students, to warn the about the dangers of alcohol use.  Open to all Michigan High School students-not only those of you taking video production classes.  Winners will be selected based on ideas.  And you all have great ideas.  

ALCOHOL/SUBSTANCE ABUSE EPIDEMIOLOGY PROGRAM 
www.michigan.gov/mdch/0,1607,7-132-54783_54784-247299--,00.html

he Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) receives federal funding to conduct public health surveillance on the effects of alcohol and drug abuse on Michigan's population.  The Bureau of Disease Control, Prevention, and Epidemiology provides epidemiological support to programmatic efforts related to alcohol and drugs provided by other Michigan and National agencies. More information on treatment services is available from the Bureau of Substance Abuse and Addiction Services.

 


 

NATIONAL RESOURCES

Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth 

http://camy.org/

The Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) employs a public health approach to prevent and reduce alcohol-related problems among young people. To this end, our work focuses on the marketing variables of product, place, promotion and price, and the role these variables play in youth drinking and related problems.

 

INTERAGENCY COORDINATING COMMITTEE ON THE PREVENTION OF UNDERAGE DRINKING (ICCPUD) 
StopAlcoholAbuse.Gov

http://www.stopalcoholabuse.gov/

StopAlcoholAbuse.gov is a comprehensive portal of Federal resources for information on underage drinking and ideas for combating this issue.  People are interested in underage drinking prevention- including parents, educators, community-based organizations, and youth-will find a wealth of valuable information here.

Underage Drinking Enforcement Training Center
http://www.udetc.org/

The Underage Drinking Enforcement Training Center was established by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (within the US Department of Justine) to support its Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws Program.  The Center mission is to provide science-based, practical, and effective training and technical assistance services to States and communities working to combat underage drinking through law enforcement and environmental strategies.

NATIONAL CLEARINGHOUSE FOR ALCOHOL AND DRUG INFORMATION (NCADI)
http://www.samhsa.gov/

 

SAMHSA's National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI) is the Nation's one-stop resource for information about substance abuse prevention and addiction treatment.

NCADI has both English- and Spanish-speaking information specialists who are skilled at recommending appropriate publications, posters, and videocassettes; conducting customized searches; providing grant and funding information; and referring people to appropriate organizations. Staff are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to take your calls at 1-800-729-6686.

NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ALCOHOLISM (NIAAA)
www.niaaa.nih.gov/

NIAA outlines strategies for preventing underage drinking that consider the role of schools, extracurricular activities, families, the community and policy change. Policy strategies also have been implemented that have increased the minimum legal drinking age, reduced the commercial and social access of adolescents to alcohol and reduced the economic availability of alcohol.

Approaches involving the entire community also have been employed. Several programs (e.g., the Midwestern Prevention Project and Project Northland) have combined many of these strategies.

THE PARTNERSHIP FOR DRUGFREE.ORG
http://www.drugfree.org/

We are working toward a vision where all young people will be able to live their lives free of drug and alcohol abuse. 

ALCOHOL JUSTICE 

wwww.AlcoholJustice.org

Alcohol Justice, the industry watchdog, promotes evidence-based public health policies and organizes campaigns with diverse communities and youth against the alcohol industry’s harmful practices.

TOWN HALL MEETINGS
www.stopalcoholabuse.gov/townhallmeetings/findameeting/JQVMap/Default.aspx

LEADERSHIP TO KEEP CHILDREN ALCOHOL FREE

www.alcoholfreechildren.org

Leadership to Keep Children Alcohol Free is a unique coalition of Governors spouses, federal agencies and public and private organizations. This is an initiative to prevent the use of alcohol by children ages 9 to 15 and is the only national effort that focuses on alcohol use in this age group.


The Alcohol Epidemiology Program
The Alcohol Epidemiology Program (AEP) is a research program in the Division of Epidemiology and Community Health within the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota (Minneapolis campus). AEP faculty and staff conduct advanced research to discover effective community and policy interventions to reduce alcohol-related social and health problems. The AEP research team has a variety of academic backgrounds, including public health, psychology, and sociology.www.aep.umn.edu/index.php/our-work/completed-projects/#

 

The Guide to Community Preventive Services is a free resource to help you choose programs and policies to improve health and prevent disease in your community. Systematic reviews are used to answer these questions: Which program and policy interventions have been proven effective? Are there effective interventions that are right for my community? What might effective interventions cost; what is the likely return on investment? Click here to be taken to the Community Guide.