Group Focuses on College Drinking
In an effort to address the issue of alcohol abuse among college students, NIAAA's national advisory council has created a subcommittee on college drinking.
Comprised of college presidents and researchers, the subcommittee will provide expertise and guidance to NIAAA based on a dialogue among university researchers and administrators. Input also will be sought from students, parents, community leaders, corporate executives and others.
The goals of the subcommittee are two: The long-term objective is to advise NIAAA and other policymakers on future research to improve campus prevention and treatment programs. The short-term aim is to provide college researchers and presidents with information on the effectiveness of current interventions.
By focusing on research outcomes, the subcommittee seeks to make
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