Tag Archives: Alcohol

Healthy Stores for a Healthy Community Interview – San Mateo County 3/5/2014

Edith Cabuslay, the San Mateo Chronic Diseases & Injury Prevention Unit Manger, talks about our experiences in San Mateo County with the Healthy Retailer project.  Did you know, Edith also sits as a member of our Steering Committee on our South San Francisco Drug-Free Communities grant?  Go Edith!

View the press release and other resources on the Contra Costa Health Services website.

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Responsible Beverage Server Training Policy Informational Meeting Sept. 2013

Mark your calendars for September 5th! We will be hosting our Responsible Beverage Server Training (RBST) Policy Informational Meeting. Find out how an RBST policy may affect the community you live in. This informational meeting will include: a presentation on what RBST is, how RBST policy is currently working in other communities, what the local conditions look like in Daly City, California and in Pacifica, and a Q&A session to address any concerns and provide clarification. RSVP now!

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NEWS: Social Host Ordinances and the Issue of Underage Drinking

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“At OJJDP Experts Address Best Ways To Tackle Issue of Underage Drinking”

Alcohol is the most commonly used and abused drug in the united states, playing a significant role in the United States’ youth homicide, suicide, and violent crime rates. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Administrator Robert Listenbee encourages officials from both law enforcement agencies and the justice system to form partnerships with local community groups in order to address this issue. Listenbee also said that it is vital that advocacy organizations never think of children as “mini adults”.

Advocates need to have a sharp focus on science-based strategies, emphasizing the most effective, evidence-driven approaches. Click here to read more about what OJJDP experts say are the best ways to tackle the issue of underage drinking.

“BUZZKILL: Serve Under 21 and the Party’s Over”

Drug Free Action Alliance has developed a program to hep colleges educate their students on the responsibilities and consequences of social hosting. The program addresses an issue univeral to all college campuses and communities, is easy to implement, and comes in a user-friendly Program Kit that is available here.