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Monday, April 30, 2012

2010 Town Hall Meetings: Mobilizing Communities To Prevent and Reduce Underage Alcohol Use

In 2006, 2008, and 2010, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), as the lead agency for the Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking (ICCPUD), coordinated national Town Hall Meetings (THMs) to prevent underage drinking (UAD). These THMs provided communities with an opportunity to learn more about underage alcohol use and its consequences and to build their capacity in implementing evidence-based approaches that can help prevent UAD.

This report assesses implementation and perceived outcomesof 2010 THMs. Findings are based on a qualitative and quantitative survey approved by the Office of Management and Budget and completed by participating community-based organizations (CBOs).

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