Colleges and communities can reduce alcohol-related harm to students - 3
Narrator: This is NIH Health Matters. I’m Joe Balintfy. Study to Prevent Alcohol Related Consequences, selected five out of ten universities in North Carolina to receive intervention for alcohol abuse. Dr. Ralph Hingson says there was a focus on specific areas of intervention.
Hingson: Reducing the availability of alcohol, minimizing harm from alcohol misuse, altering social norms and increasing alcohol price and restricting marketing.
Narrator: These areas of intervention can help decrease the abuse of alcohol in college communities. For more information on the SPARC intervention, visit www.niaaa.nih.gov. Health Matters is produced by the NIH, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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