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Young Adult Drinking: Alcohol Alert #68

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About the Course:

It’s not only that young people are drinking, but the way they drink that puts them at high risk for alcohol-related problems. Research consistently shows that people tend to drink the heaviest in their late teens and early to mid-twenties. Such risky drinking often leads to tragic consequences. This Alcohol Alert discusses factors that influence young adult drinking behavior and prevention and intervention approaches.

Publication Date:

April 2006

Course Material Author

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about young adult drinking. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify factors that influence young adult drinking behavior.

  2. Describe prevention and intervention strategies likely to be helpful for the young adult population.

  3. Explain intervention techniques that are effective in dealing with alcohol abuse among young adults.

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Alcohol Alert #68 - Young Adult Drinking

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