Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
GHSA Report: As Traffic Deaths Spike During COVID-19, New Report Examines Unsettling Trend of Teen Drivers Speeding – and Dying – on America's Roads
Monday, January 25, 2021
SADD Quick Click Community Partner/Youth Challenge: Begins in February. Colorado SADD is challenging its partners across the state to participate in the SADD Quick Click Challenge. This is a high energy race to see how quickly they can enter a vehicle buckle up, then repeat this through all four positions in the car! Partners may submit a SOLO entry (one person buckling into all 4 seats); DUO entry (two people, all four seats); and a FOUR-PERSON entry (4 participants, all four seats).
A new CDC study published today in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows that binge drinking is strongly associated with use of other substances, as well as prescription drug misuse while drinking alcohol.
The study analyzed the 2016–2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health data on alcohol and other substance use among US adolescents and adults age 12 years and older, and found that:
The use of alcohol and other substances increases the risk of overdose, particularly when certain prescription drugs are misused while drinking alcohol. A comprehensive approach to prevent binge drinking, substance use, overdoses, and other drug-related harms can include effective population-level strategies to reduce the availability and affordability of alcohol (e.g., increasing alcohol taxes, regulating the number and concentration of places that sell alcohol in communities) and other substance use prevention strategies.
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New #CDC study in finds that 1 in 4 people who #bingedrink also reported other substance use in the past month. Learn more: https://bit.ly/2XCQ4AQ @AmJPrevMed #substanceuse