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Advisory Council Minutes

NATIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ALCOHOLISM

Summary of the 125th Meeting

September 22–23, 2010


The National Advisory...

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President Nixon signed the Comprehensive Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation Act of 1970 on December 31, 1970. This legislation—also known as the Hughes Act, for Senator Harold Hughes, a recovering alcoholic who...

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George Kunos MD., PhD. Chief LPS

George Kunos MD. , PhD. Chief
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National...

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With nearly 18 million people in the United States with an alcohol use disorder and an annual total economic cost of $235 billion, there is a clear need for more interventions to treat alcohol use disorders. More treatment options can help...

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Fetal alcohol exposure occurs when a woman drinks while pregnant.  No amount of alcohol is safe for pregnant women to drink. Nevertheless, data from prenatal clinics and postnatal studies suggest that 20 to 30 percent of women do drink at some...

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Teacher and Volunteer Corner of The CoolSpot: The Young Teen’s Place for Info on Alcohol:  The lessons in this section are designed for use in...

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