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Efforts to Prevent Alcohol Abuse

  • Gail G. Milgram
  • Peter E. Nathan

Abstract

The federal government expended $584.1 million on alcohol-related actions in 1980 (the latest year for which these figures are available). Only $24.4 million (4%) of this figure was allocated to prevention efforts, which were largely restricted to the three federal agencies for whom alcoholism is a central concern—the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, the Department of Defense (which must provide prevention and treatment services for members of the Armed Forces), and the National Highway Safety Administration.

Keywords

Alcohol Abuse Alcohol Problem Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Drunk Driving Employee Assistance Program 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gail G. Milgram
    • 1
  • Peter E. Nathan
    • 1
  1. 1.Center of Alcohol Studies, Smithers Hall, RutgersThe State University, Busch CampusNew BrunswickUSA

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