CobbAT Featured in The Bright Side
Thank you Bright Side for sharing our safe graduation tips with your readers! We appreciate all of your continued support! Read the full article: 5/22/13 The Bright Side – Cobb Alcohol Taskforce Prepares for Safe and Sober Graduations
Cobb Alcohol Taskforce Prepares for Safe and Sober Graduations
Many graduation ceremonies are planned for the end of May and with that comes parties and celebrations. This exciting time in a teen’s life can lead to increased underage drinking and accidents. According to statistics from the Department of Transportation an average of 48 teens are killed and 5,202 are…..
I see the risks, so how can I help?
I see the risks, so how can I help? Effective business policies and practices have proven to prohibit teens from buying alcohol from their business. Businesses can also help reduce the possibility that alcohol legally sold to an adult will end up in a teenager’s hands. [Journal of Public Health…..
Businesses, why should you care about this problem?
Underage drinking has serious consequences for businesses in our community! · Costs to businesses. Underage drinking alone cost Georgians about $1.5 billion, annually. Businesses share in this cost directly through lost productivity and healthcare costs, and indirectly through government share of costs for enforcement, prosecution and incarceration. [Journal of Studies…..
SAMHSA Underage Drinking Prevention Day
The Cobb Alcohol Taskforce wants to take special notice of today’s theme, “Prevention of Underage Drinking,” during National Prevention Week. Alcohol causes more harm for youth than all illegal drugs combined. In order to make a difference and reduce underage drinking, communities must come together and take collective action. Start…..