Doctors  Promoting Alcohol Awareness

     A Non-profit Organization


GOALS:

  • Promote public awareness of adverse health effects from alcohol abuse. 
  • Improve warning labels on all alcoholic beverages.
  • Encourage alcohol producers to disclose potential adverse health effects when advertising their products.
  • Promote a ban on the advertising of alcoholic products on television and radio.

 

 ALCOHOL ADDICTION: America's #1 drug problem! 

ALCOHOL ABUSE: one of the leading causes of death and injury in young adults.       


Premature Death:
"approximately 75,766 alcohol-attributable deaths" in 2001. MMWR 2004;53:866-870.
"the leading causes of death in 2000 were tobacco, poor diet and physical inactivity, and alcohol consumption (85,000 deaths)". JAMA 2004; 291:1238-45.

  

 

 

                                    Zero - 1 - 2 - 3

              If you choose to drink alcohol, be responsible.  

               Zero alcohol for individuals with alcoholism
               1 - No more than one drink* per hour
               2 - No more than two times per week
               3 - No more than three drinks per day
               * one beer, one glass of wine or one mixed drink

 

 



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