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Preventing Underage Drinking Webinar Series

The Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking (ICCPUD) hosted a series of webinars during 2013 on underage drinking. These webinars feature national leaders and experts discussing the extent and nature of the problem, lessons from recent research, and evidence-based strategies for addressing underage drinking. Select a webinar title below to view the full presentation.

Archived Events

Community Coalitions Working Collaboratively Across Secondary and Postsecondary Education to Address Underage Drinking (September 18, 2013)

This webinar explores prevention research that strongly supports the use of comprehensive, integrated programs with multiple complementary components to address underage drinking. Panelists are Traci Toomey, Ph.D., Alcohol Epidemiology Project, University of Minnesota; Nicole Holt, executive director, Texans Standing Tall; and Kerri Calvert, Bloomington Normal Community Campus Committee. This webinar was hosted by the U.S. Department of Education.

The Role of Public Health in Preventing Underage Drinking and Excessive Drinking by Adults (June 26, 2013)

Excessive alcohol use, including underage drinking, accounts for an average of 80,000 deaths and 2.3 million Years of Potential Life Lost in the United States each year, and cost the U.S. $223.5 billion in 2006. National experts provide an overview of recent scientific findings on underage and binge drinking in the U.S. as well as Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF)-recommended strategies to address it; examine new research findings on the relationship between state alcohol policies and underage drinking; discuss the current status of alcohol regulations in the U.S.; and present case studies on the translation of CPSTF-recommended strategies into public health practice. This webinar was hosted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.