The Alliance for Wisconsin Youth (AWY) brings together coalitions, individuals and resources for a common goal that affects young people through the promotion of positive youth development. This goal of preventing substance abuse and behavioral health concerns is supported by over 100 AWY coalition’s members with the mission and focus to enhance and support those Alliance coalitions in their prevention efforts and youth development work.
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Aside from criminal penalties for providing alcohol to underage persons, social hosts can face civil liability for the negligent actions of intoxicated underage persons. In this article, Racine attorney Mark Hinkston explains the laws on underage drinking liability.
NEW Fast Fact Sheet:
Adult Binge Drinking in Wisconsin
Operating While Intoxicated in Wisconsin
Underage Drinking in Wisconsin
Fact sheets will highlight certain areas of the Wisconsin Epidemiological Profile on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse, 2014 report providing additional information, as well as showcasing collected data that did not fit into the final version of the Epi Report.
WISCONSIN ALCOHOL POLICY PROJECT: The Wisconsin Alcohol Policy Project has expanded and reorganized it website to provide users with comprehensive library of downloadable alcohol policy resources. Building from the alcohol policy information previously found on Health in Practice, this site provide all the issue materials prepared by the Alcohol Policy Project, media coverage of Wisconsin’s alcohol culture plus PowerPoint presentations (with scripts) to help community leaders describe and explain alcohol policy.
Don’t wait, visit our new website and tell your colleagues about this great resource. http://law.wisc.edu/wapp/
Wisconsin residents are taking action to improve our alcohol environment, our expanded website is your tool box for change.
Wisconsin Underage Drinking Prevention Video
This video was developed under contract number HHSS2832007000071/HHSS28342002T, Underage Drinking Prevention Education Initiatives, with the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The content of this video does not necessarily reflect the views and policies of SAMHSA or HHS.