Too Smart To Start. In the News http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/ News Items. en-us tsts@macrointernational.com tsts@macrointernational.com 60 [HI] Underage Drinking Topic Of Event http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4271 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT On April 24, Maui Youth and Family Services is hosting a community event about underage drinking. [IA] Experts: Underage Drinking Problematic In Iowa http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4275 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT Iowa Department Of Public Health officials are sounding the alarm about underage drinking the state with 16% of people 13 years old and younger having at least tried alcohol. [MT] Carroll College Students Surprised By Results Of Fake ID, Underage Drinking Survey http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4276 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT A survey of Carroll College students revealed high levels of underage drinking, purchasing alcohol for minors, and fake ID possession. [WI] Keg Tracking Ordinance Could Be Eliminated http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4277 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT A keg registration ordinance might be eliminated after almost 7 years of being on the books. [IL] Parents Meet To Curb Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4273 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT On April 22, community members met to discuss the dangers of underage drinking and ways to prevent it, especially during prom and graduation seasons. [MI] Local Students Create Public Service Announcements To Promote Dangers of Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4274 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT On April 23, students from Muskegon County will debut their PSA's against underage drinking, as part of the "Facethebook" campaign during Alcohol Awareness Month. [ME] Old Town Police Tip Program Combats Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4268 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT In response to a survey that showed 59% of people under 21 had more than a few sips of alcohol, the Old Town Police Department has set-up an anonymous tip line to report underage drinking. [DC] WRAP Contest For Cool Ideas To Prevent Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4269 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT The Washington Regional Alcohol Program, is offering a cash prize and recognition for area high school students that find creative ways to prevent drinking among their peers. [NM] Governor, Mayor, Others Decry Underage Drinking At MADD Event http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4270 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT The governor and mayor attended a MADD event to encourage parents to talk to their teens about underage drinking, as well as improving peer communication about the topic. [AL] Town Meeting On Underage Drinking, Drug Use http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4266 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT On April 22, the Baldwin County Community Alliance hosted a town hall meeting to discuss underage drinking and drug use dangers and prevention methods. [NY] Community Forum On Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4267 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT On April 24, the New York National Guard Counter Drug Task Force will hold a community forum focused on underage drinking prevention. [IA] Siouxland Students Tackle Underage Drinking Problem http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4272 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT With an underage drinking rate of 66%, area students, community leaders, and parents discussed ways to prevent underage drinking. [ME] High School Students Battle Underage Drinking With Project Sticker Shock http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4265 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT Students in Kennebunk are engaging in a sticker shock program to raise awareness about underage drinking. [TX] MADD Texas Highlights Risk Of Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4264 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT On April 17, MADD Texas held a press event at the Austin Police Department to highlight the Power21 underage drinking prevention campaign. [IL] Underage Drinking Talk Set For Thursday http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4262 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT On April 24, an underage drinking prevention town hall meeting will be hosted by Lutheran Social Services of Illinois. [MA] LGH Sponsors Taylor's Message: The Dangers Of Underage Binge Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4259 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT Lowell General Hospital will hold a community meeting on May 6. Teen Drinking And Driving Prevention Workshop Next Week http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4260 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT On April 21, MADD is featuring free 30-minute webinars for parents, so they can talk more effectively with their teens about drinking. [NY] Steuben County To Consider Social Host Ordinance http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4261 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT Steuban County is in the preliminary phase of considering a new social host ordinance. [NY] New NY Law Would Require Underage Party Bus Passengers To Have Adult Chaperone http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4258 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT A new bill was introduced that would require an adult chaperone for so called party buses or limos that were carrying underage passengers. [SC] TRPD Awarded For Efforts Against Drunken Driving, Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4253 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT The Travelers Rest Police Department was rewarded for their efforts in community based efforts in reducing underage drinking. [KS] Town Hall Meeting To Feature Drunk Driving Warning http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4255 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT On April 23, a town hall meeting will be held to discuss the dangers of underage drinking and drunk driving. [NC] Camp Lejune Recognizes Alcohol Awareness Month http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4256 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT Camp Lejune recognizes Alcohol Awareness Month and will focus on underage and dangerous drinking prevention. [WI] UW-La Crosse Makes Potentially Life Saving Change To Underage Drinking Policy http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4263 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT The students at the university voted to implement a good samaritan or responsible action policy in an effort of harm reduction related to underage drinking. [IN] Indiana Launches Crackdown On Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4250 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT The attorney general has teamed up with alcohol distributors to launch the "We Don't Serve Teens," underage drinking prevention campaign. [WV] WVU, City Talk Underage, High-Risk Drinking Solutions http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4251 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT The university and city hosted a community forum to address the dangers of underage drinking and to identify possible solutions. [IA] Media Campaign In Monona County http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4252 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT Counties in the state are the target of two underage drinking prevention campaigns, one from SAMHSA, the other from the Iowa Department of Public Health. [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. [MD] Talbot Partnership Launches New Campaign http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4257 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT A Talbot County organization is launching an underage drinking prevention campaign for 11th and 12th grade students. [IA] Students And Parents Invited To Town Hall Meeting To Fight Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4254 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT On April 21, residents are invited to a Town Hall Meeting on underage drinking prevention in Sioux City. [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.