Too Smart To Start. In the News http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/ News Items. en-us tsts@macrointernational.com tsts@macrointernational.com 60 [MD] Parents Encouraged To Stay Vigilant To Curb Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4248 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT In Frederick County, parents and community officials met to discuss underage drinking and ways to prevent it. [NH] Event To Assist Parents With Teens http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4249 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT On April 24, parents are invited to a meeting that will address underage drinking and prevention. [MO] Meeting To Address Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4247 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT Residents in Merryville will be able to attend a community meeting on April 29 about underage drinking. [NE] Grants Coult Help Battle Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4243 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT Lincoln County has been awarded grants. The money will be used specifically for underage drinking prevention efforts. [WV] WVU Hosting Meeting On Underage And High Risk Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4244 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT West Virginia University will hold a SAMHSA sponsored town hall meeting on underage drinking prevention. [MT] Frenchtown Presentations To Look AT Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4245 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT The Frenchtown Community Coalition will host a presentation about the dangers of underage drinking and efforts to prevent it. [CA] Survey Of GWHS Students Shows Surprising Data About Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4246 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT A student group at George Washington High conducted a survey of students about underage drinking habits and perceptions of underage drinking. [VT] Vermont Officials Raise Awareness Of Teen Drinking, Drug Use http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4242 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT The Vermont Department of Health is holding a meeting on April 22 to raise awareness about underage drinking. [WI] Buffalo County Youth, Sheriff's Department Working To Curb Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4241 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT The Buffalo County Partnership Council and the Buffalo Sheriff's Department are working together to launch a new underage drinking prevention initiative. [SC] Agencies Stepping Up To Curb Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4238 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT Agencies and community based organizations are increasing compliance checks and education efforts, to combat underage drinking. [IL] Social Hosting Ordinance Now On The Books In Kewanee http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4239 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT A social host ordinance has been passed in Kewanee. This is in addition to a state social host law. [WI] La Crosse's Mayor Delcares April 'Parents Who Host, Lose The Most' Month http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4240 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT La Crosse will be observing Alcohol Awareness Month by declaring Parents Who Host, Lose The Most Month. That is also the name of an education initiative about underage drinking. [IA] Iowa Senate Approves Underage Drinking Bill http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4234 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT The Iowas Senate approved a social host bill. It now goes to the governor. [VT] Website Offers More 'Parent Up' Help To Prevent Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4235 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT The Parent Up website for Vermont parents has been updated with new resources to help prevent underage drinking. [AZ] "Too Young To Drink": Students Honored For Underage Drinking PSA http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4236 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT Phoenix area high school students are being honored for their PSA titled "Too Young To Drink." It will air in area theaters. [PA] MCCC, Aldersgate To Host Community Discussion On Drugs, Alcohol http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4237 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT Montgomery County Community College and Aldersgate will host a town hall meeting on drug use and underage drinking. [SD] Parents Group Holds Meeting To Combat Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4231 Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT On April 9, the Parents Matter Coalition held a town hall meeting to discuss underage drinking prevention. [MA] Drinking Prevention Forum Set In Pelham http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4232 Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT On April 10, students and parents are invited to a meeting that will focus on underage drinking prevention. [WI] Parents Who Host Lose http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4233 Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT In Grant County, the SAFE coalition is unveiling the underage drinking prevention campaign, "Parents Who Host, Lose The Most." [MI] Downriver Coalition To Host Information Session On Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4228 Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT On April 29, a meeting will be held to discuss underage drinking and how to prevent it. [PA] Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Alcohol Education Conference Focuses Attention on Alcohol-Related Issues in College/University Communities http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4229 Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT The state ABC kicked-off two conferences that focused on drinking specifically underage drinking in campus communities. [CA] Fontana teens urged to have a 'Safe and Sober Prom' by not drinking and driving; see video http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4230 Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT Fontana will be using the "Safe and Sober Prom" campaign to help reduce underage drinking during this year's prom season. MADD Releases First-Ever Victim Services Report During Crime Victims' Rights Week http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4227 Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT MADD has released a report that focuses on victims of drunk driving and underage drinking. [WI] Parents Who Host Campaign Encourages Talk About Underage Drinking To Young Children http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4220 Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT "Parents Who Host, Lose The Most," and underage drinking prevention campaign, is encouraging parents to talk to children as young as those in the third grade. [IL] Town Hall Meeting To Discuss Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4221 Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT Rockford will be hosting an underage drinking prevention town hall meeting on April 22. [AR] WISE To Host Town Hall Meeting On Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4222 Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT WISE in White County, will be holding a town hall meeting on underage drinking prevention on April 15. [NC] State Targeting Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4223 Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT During Alcohol Awareness Month, the ABC will be going to meetings to get ideas for a statewide campaign to prevent underage drinking. [OK] Hosting Prom Party Could Result In Felony http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4224 Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT Under "Cody's Law," parents who host underage drinking in their homes that results in injury or death, could face felony charges. [IL] Tazwell County Aims To Reduce Teen Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4225 Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT A town hall meeting sponsored by SAMHSA and hosted by The Tazwell Teen Initiative was held on April 8. [NC] Tips On Fighting Underage Drinking In The Piedmont http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4226 Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT Guilford County Schools rely on a program called SMART to help students not engage in underage drinking. [IA] Jackson County Hosting Meetings On Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4218 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT In observance of Alcohol Awareness Month, Jackson County will be holding a Town Hall Meeting focused on underage drinking prevention. [IA] Jackson County Hosting Meetings On Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4219 Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT For Alcohol Awareness Month, Jackson County will be hosting two town hall meetings about underage drinking prevention. [MA] Underage Drinking Enforcement To Begin In Walpole This Month http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4216 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT The Walpole Police Department will use grant money to conduct compliance checks, shoulder taps, reverse stings, and a number of other enforcement techniques. [IL] Underage Drinking Target Of Campaign http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4217 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT The Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention in Edwardsville is working with police to implement a campaign to reduce underage drinking. [AL] Students Learn Dangers Of Drinking, Sign Prom Promise http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4212 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT Curry High School students learned about the dangers of underage drinking and signed a pledge not to drink during prom. [GA] Dawsonville Event To Tackle Teen Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4213 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT On April 15, "Teen Brain Explained" will be featured in an event to help prevent underage drinking. [OH] Health Dept. Helps Fight Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4214 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT The Huron County Health Department is working with police to prevent underage drinking in the area. [MD] Coalition To Place Underage Drinking Warnings On Beverages http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4215 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT The Carroll County Coalition Against Underage Drinking will engage in a sticker shock campaign. [FL] Town Hall Meeting On Drugs And Alcohol Draws Large Crowd In White Springs http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4208 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT A SAMHSA grant enabled The Hamilton County Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Coalition to hold a town hall meeting to engage the community about underage drinking prevention. [NM] April 21: Day For Parents To Talk With Their Teens About Not Drinking Until Age 21 http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4209 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT A new survey shows that teens who receive a zero tolerance message about underage drinking from parents, are more than 80% less likely to drink. [AL] ABC Board To Bring Its 'Under Age, Under Arrest' Program To Foley High http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4210 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT The Alabama ABC will be unveiling its underage drinking prevention campaign, "Under Age, Under Arrest," at Foley High School. [TN] PowerTalk 21 Emphasizes Hazards Of Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4211 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT "21 Days In Support Of 21" will be unveiled in Stewart County to help reduce underage drinking rates. [MT] Watford City Town Hall Meeting Will Address Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4199 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT Watford City will hold a town meeting for the community to understand the dangers of underage drinking. [IN] AG Zoeller And Olympic Skater Urge Kids To Say 'No' To Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4204 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT Attorney General Zoeller and Olympic skater Ashley Wagner as encouraging kids across the state to not drink if they are underage. [MA] Norton Police Receive $5,000 Grat To Fight Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4205 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT The Norton Police Department will use the grant money for compliance checks, stings, and cops in shops. [IL] South High School To Host Town Hall Meeting On Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4206 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT On April 22, South High School will sponsor a town hall meeting to address underage drinking. [IL] Coalition Tackles Issus Facing Young People Underage Drinking, Drug Use Addressed http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4207 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT On March 27, Rising Up for a Change Coalition of Union County held a community forum to address underage drinking. [HI] Maui Drinking Prevention Program Suggests "Be A Jerk" http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4200 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT In Maui County, Alcohol Awareness Month will be observed with it's "Be A Jerk" campaign to prevent underage drinking. [SC] 9th Grade Students Work To Reduce Underage Drinking In Horry County http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4201 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT 9th grade students are working on a policy change that would triple the fine for underage drinkers. It is part of a program with the South Carolina Bar. [MI] Underage Drinking Forum Thursday http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4202 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT On April 3, Alpena County held a community forum to address underage drinking. [DE] Event Offers 'Proof' Of Underage Drinking Dangers http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4203 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT Muncie area residents are invited to a community event that will highlight the dangers of underage drinking. [VA] Virginia ABC Taking Education Grant Applications http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4196 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT The state is accepting applications for grant money to provide education about underage drinking and access to alcohol. MADD: Parents Key To Stopping Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4197 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT A MADD survey revealed that students who receive strong messages from parents about underage drinking respond the best. [SD] Annual Town Hall Meeting: "It's Time- Have the Talk" http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4198 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT An annual town hall meeting "It's Time - Have the Talk" will be held on April 8. It will focus on underage drinking and drug use. [CA] Underage Drinking, Drug Abuse Focus Of April 8 Truckee Panel http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4195 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT On April 8, a community discussion will be held to address the area's issues with underage drinking and drug abuse.