Recent study suggests text message communications help reduce binge drinking, serve as intervention
Jul
14
2014
In a first-of-its-kind trial, funded by the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility in partnership with the Emergency Medicine Foundation, using text messaging to communicate with young...
Jul
01
2014
Commitment. What does it mean to you?  It could be an agreement between two parties, a pledge to do something in the future, or perhaps something more self-fulfilling - an internal promise to...
Current underage drinking, binge drinking and lifetime consumption of alcohol is down among America’s high school students, and long-term trends in underage drinking continue to show declining rates of consumption, according to the latest youth study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Jun
13
2014
Our nation’s high schoolers are drinking less, according to the latest youth study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Current underage drinking, binge drinking and lifetime...
May
22
2014
Drunk driving fatalities have declined significantly overall and among persons under 21 since NHTSA began recording alcohol-impaired driving statistics in 1982 (51% and 78%, respectively). ...
May
16
2014
Though Americans are driving more than ever, the number of motor vehicle fatalities continues to decline, including the involvement in fatal crashes among 15 to 19-year-old drivers. Unfortunately,...
May
02
2014
Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teens – one-third of those crashes involve a teen driver who had been drinking and ten percent of 15 to 19 year old drivers involved in...
Michigan study shows positive results on DUI recidivism rates
Apr
30
2014
In 2010, the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (FAAR) supported a new law enacted by the Michigan Legislature that would allow repeat drunk driving offenders to receive restricted...
Robyn Robertson from TIRF on understanding risk factors and characteristics of drunk driving offenders.
Apr
23
2014
Drinking and driving has been widely recognized as a major social problem in Western countries for more than three decades. But, despite a general decreasing trend in the number of persons killed in...
Dr. David Anderson discusses his study, "Understanding Teen Drinking Cultures in America."
Apr
15
2014
As we transition into Alcohol Awareness Month, I reflect upon our nation’s progress – and lack of progress - made with alcohol abuse issues.   Over the last several decades, we...
The Century Council announces the organization has changed its name to the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility.
Apr
02
2014
We’re excited to announce today that The Century Council will now be known as the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (FAAR). To learn more about our name change, please read our...

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