Overview

In an effort to provide the best overall coverage of alcohol-related information, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) has assembled this section detailing other credible websites which contain information on a variety of topics. Here you will find further information on social norms marketing, health and safety, high-risk and underage drinking, and much more. These websites include national organizations, alcohol education advocacy groups, and even sites run by student organizations.


Organizations

National Community Anti-Drug Coalition Institute
Here you will find information on developing and establishing anti-drug coalitions in your community.

http://www.coalitioninstitute.org/index.asp

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
This website provides updated statistics on underage drinking as well as new research and other websites to additional federally-supported underage drinking resources.

http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/AboutNIAAA/NIAAASponsoredPrograms/underage.htm

CDC: Healthy Youth! – Alcohol and Drug Use
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention set up this website to provide more in-depth knowledge of underage drinking and its associated statistics, as well as other reference materials.

http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/alcoholdrug/index.htm

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and SAMHSA’s National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
This website is broken into different subsections, such as family, school, and workplace, for more accurate searching of information.

http://ncadi.samhsa.gov/

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
This website links to a wealth of information on the topics of underage drinking and other drug abuse.

http://www.samhsa.gov

StopAlcoholAbuse.gov
Specific information on underage alcohol abuse and prevention is detailed on this website. It is an ideal resource for families, teachers, and community leaders.

http://www.stopalcoholabuse.gov/

impacTEEN
This website, supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and administered by the University of Illinois at Chicago, offers information from an interdisciplinary partnership of educators and substance abuse professionals.

http://impacteen.org/

The Center for Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY)
This website, maintained by a Georgetown University organization, contains marketing information, fact sheets, press releases, and more.

http://camy.org

PSA Central
This is a one-stop depository for all current PSA materials provided by the Ad Council on a variety of topics.

http://psacentral.adcouncil.org/psacentral/sigon.do

APIS – State Profiles of Underage Drinking Laws
This website provides a state-by-state summary of all current underage drinking laws and the penalties associated with them.

http://alcoholpolicy.niaaa.nih.gov/stateprofiles/

Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Drug Prevention
The Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention website was created to help develop programs to reduce student problems with alcohol, drugs, and interpersonal violence through a comprehensive mix of environmental prevention strategies and public policies.

http://www.edc.org/hec/

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
This website provides links to a wide range of publications and other related information on the topic of underage drinking for use in supporting research and creating prevention strategies.

http://www.ncjrs.gov/App/topics/Topic.aspx?topicid=125

U.S. Department of Justice – Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
The OJJDP offers funding, publications, and programs for helping schools, local jurisdictions, and even students themselves deal with the problem of underage drinking.

http://ojjdp.ncjrs.org/search/SearchResults.asp?

U.S. Department of Education Safe and Drug-Free Schools Program
The Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools’ website contains information on financial assistance for schools seeking to enact prevention programs as well as providing various reports and research on underage drinking.

http://www.ed.gov/offices/OESE/SDFS/index.html

We Don’t Serve Teens

Limiting access to alcohol is a key step in eliminating underage drinking. This website seeks to inform and educate parents about those who may be providing teens with alcohol.

http://www.dontserveteens.gov/

 

Resources

The Center of Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) Brochure

This brochure provides information and details on alcohol advertising and its impact on minors; from exposure, to messaging, and responsibility.

Safe Lanes on Campus

This is a guide, provided by the Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Prevention, which details the prevention of underage drinking and driving through the use of strategic intervention.

National Coalition Institute: Where can I find a coalition assessment tool that I can use to measure various aspects of my coalition’s functioning?

This website provides insight into finding the proper assessment tools to determine the course of your coalition’s progress and usefulness.

http://www.coalitioninstitute.org/Evaluation-Research/Coalition_Assessment_Tools.htm

Mother’s Against Drunk Driving (MADD): Underage Drinking Prevention

Here you’ll find a complete guide to the prevention of underage drinking, from assessing the problem, to addressing access and gauging the effectiveness of anti-drinking messages.