Links

Enforcement Resources in Vermont

Vermont START
Stop Teen Alcohol Risk Team (START)
STARTs are regional law enforcement teams working in collaboration with community partners to increase levels of enforcement for underage drinking.
http://healthvermont.gov/adap/start/start.aspx

Vermont Department of Liquor Control
Information on underage drinking prevention and underage drinking laws.
http://liquorcontrol.vermont.gov/

Vermont Teen Alcohol Safety Program (TASP)
Youth who violate Vermont’s underage possession and consumption of alcohol laws (7 VSA §656 and §657) are referred by law enforcement to the Teen Alcohol Safety Program.
http://www.atg.state.vt.us/issues/tasp-database.php

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Information and Research

A Parent’s Guide to the Teen Brain
http://teenbrain.drugfree.org/

Why Do Adolescents Drink, What Are the Consequences, and How Can It Be Prevented?
http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/AA67/AA67.htm

Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent and Reduce Underage Drinking
http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/topics/underagedrinking/programs.html

Stop Underage Drinking
Portal of Federal Resources for the prevention of underage drinking
http://www.stopalcoholabuse.gov/parents.aspx

Federal Underage Drinking Studies
http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/underage.cfm

Prevention Education Tools
http://www.samhsa.gov/prevention/

Center for Disease Control Alcohol and Drug Use Publications
http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/alcoholdrug/publications.htm

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Tools for Parents

Too Smart to Start
Underage alcohol use prevention program.
http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/

MADD - Mothers Against Drunk Driving
http://www.madd.org

Parents: The Antidrug
Prevention advice for parents.
http://www.theantidrug.com/

Start Talking Before They Start Drinking
Washington State Coalition to Stop Underage Drinking
http://starttalkingnow.org/

Quick Quiz
Test your knowledge of underage drinking.
http://www.stopalcoholabuse.gov/quiz/useOurWidget.aspx

Time to Act
Learn how to tell if your teen is drinking and take action to intervene.
http://timetoact.drugfree.org/

Get Involved
Activities and advice for parents about drug and alcohol prevention.
http://www.ncadd.org/index.php/for-parents-overview/prevention-tips

Low-Risk Drinking Guidelines for Adults
http://www.lrdg.net/

No-Cost Alcohol Screening for Adults
http://www.alcoholscreening.org
1-800-639-6095

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Information for Teens

The Cool Spot
A place for teens to get information about alcohol and peer pressure.
http://www.thecoolspot.gov/

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