Frostburg, Towson awarded for efforts encouraging responsible alcohol service training

Health Communications, Inc. (HCI), provider of the TIPS (Training for Intervention ProcedureS) Program, has recognized two member universities of the Maryland Collaborative, Frostburg State University and Towson University, with the 2014 TIPS Award of Excellence. This is an award based on the volume of TIPS training and feedback from TIPS trainers and student participants. Three
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Providing alcohol for underage youth: What messages should we be sending parents?

A new study published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs found that parental provision (e.g. parental offers, parental allowance/supervision, parental presence while drinking and parental supply) was generally associated with increased adolescent alcohol use, and in some instances, increased heavy episodic drinking as well as higher rates of alcohol-related problems.