Excessive alcohol use prevention and data
Reduce excessive alcohol use and its related harms through:
Data-driven decision making.
Increased awareness about the public health impact of excessive alcohol use.
Improved collaboration between partners working on prevention.
Information about adult binge drinking and youth drinking plus much more.
Information about youth alcohol use in Colorado and what factors support youth to make healthy choices.
A network of state agencies and data experts brought together to examine the patterns, context, and impact of substance use.
Excessive alcohol use is a public health problem with a variety of consequences, ranging from increased risk of disease to increased health care costs for society. There are a number of evidence-based strategies to reduce excessive alcohol use in communities.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine's report Getting to Zero Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities: A Comprehensive Approach to a Persistent Problem
CDPHE Health Watch No. 105: Alcohol and Suicide in Colorado, 2011-2015: Analyses from the Colorado Violent Death Reporting System.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) Prevention Resources: