The Importance of Enforcing Anti-Alcohol Policies in Schools
Researchers at the University of Washington have recently found that anti-alcohol policies are more effective in schools when students believe the policies are being enforced. Even if schools have a suspension or expulsion policy pertaining to alcohol, students are more likely to drink on campus if they believe that they…..
Cobb Alcohol Taskforce Provides Tips For A Safe And Sober Labor Day Weekend
The Cobb Alcohol Taskforce wants youth to stay safe and sober this Labor Day weekend. Parents, learn the actions you can take in order to keep alcohol out of the hands of underage youth this holiday weekend. Labor Day weekend is a time to celebrate the end of summer with…..
The Importance of School Connectedness!
Did you know that students who feel more connected to their school are less likely to drink alcohol? Research has shown that these students are less likely to engage in any risky behaviors such as underage and youth binge drinking. Students who feel more connected to their schools hold the…..
Let’s play a game!
True or False? The majority of Cobb 6th-12th graders reported no use of alcohol in the past 30-days Introducing alcohol to the developing brain interferes with chemical neurotransmitters and can cause permanent damage Alcohol is the top threat to youth health and safety Youth who drink alcohol are more likely…..
Keep our youth safe then during the school year
School is back and what better time to concentrate on ways to keep our youth safe then during the school year? Cobb Alcohol Taskforce strives to keep the community informed about the dangers of underage and youth binge drinking. Parents, children, teachers, community and faith leaders, take time to visit…..