The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent and Reduce Underage Drinking
The Surgeon General is the Nation's top doctor and public health officer. The President of the United States appoints the Surgeon General to help protect and promote the health of the nation.
The Surgeon General lets people across the country know the latest news on how to get healthy and stay healthy. He explains how to avoid illness and injury.
When a health topic needs special attention, the Surgeon General issues a national call to action to everyone in America. The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent and Reduce Underage Drinking explains why underage alcohol use is a major public health and safety issue. It asks everyone to take action.
About this Guide to Action for Communities When it comes to tackling public health problems, knowledge is power. When people have the facts and the right tools, they can take action. This guide gives you the knowledge and tools you need to take action against underage drinking. It tells you about underage alcohol use and the damage it can do. And, it suggests ways you can end underage drinking in your community and across the country. Read the full Guide by clicking here to download it as a PDF.