ERIC Number: ED265472
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-May-2
Reference Count: N/A
Prevention of Alcohol Abuse in American Families. Hearing before the Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families.
This document is the text of a Congressional hearing called to examine prevention of alcohol abuse in American families. In her opening statement, Representative Lindy Boggs states that alcohol abuse is related to many problems confronting families including divorce, violence, and behavioral emotional problems and that the purpose of this hearing is to focus on preventing alcohol abuse. Witnesses giving testimony include researchers; government administrators; representatives from advocacy groups, the alcohol industry, and the National Association of Broadcasters; counselors; and parents. Witnesses called for increased alcoholic beverage taxes, warning notices in alcohol advertising, and funding for various agencies. Prepared statements and materials submitted by witnesses and others comprise a large part of this document. These prepared materials include statements of social responsibility, public alcohol education program summaries and brochures, local government reports, newspaper clippings, and policy statements. (ABL)
Descriptors: Advertising, Alcohol Education, Alcoholic Beverages, Alcoholism, Broadcast Industry, Drinking, Family Problems, Family (Sociological Unit), Financial Support, Hearings, Prevention, Taxes
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families.