Excessive alcohol use prevention and data

Our goal

Reduce excessive alcohol use and its related harms through:

  • Data-driven decision making.

  • Increased awareness about the public health impact of excessive alcohol use.

  • Improved collaboration between partners working on prevention.

 
Data resources

CDPHE Chronic Disease Data Dashboard (VISION)

Information about adult binge drinking and youth drinking plus much more.

2019 Colorado Motor Vehicle Problem Identification Dashboard

Information about alcohol-involved driving crashes and fatalities plus much more.

Healthy Kids Colorado Survey

Information about youth alcohol use in Colorado and what factors support youth to make healthy choices.

Colorado State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW)

A network of state agencies and data experts brought together to examine the patterns, context, and impact of substance use. Includes links to substance use data summaries and hot topic briefs.

 
Prevention Resources

Licensing & Zoning: Local Tools for Managing Alcohol Outlet Density in Colorado

This resource provides an overview of local mechanisms to regulate alcohol outlet density at the community-level, potential advantages and disadvantages of each approach, and relevant stakeholders to engage in efforts.

CDC’s Prevention Status Reports: Alcohol-Related Harms

The Prevention Status Reports highlight the status of public health policies and practices recommended by the Community Preventive Services Task Force for preventing alcohol-related harms.

User's Guide for CDC's Prevention Status Reports: Alcohol-RelatedHarms

Provides additional information and resources related to the status of the public health policies and practices recommended by the Community Preventive Services Task Force for preventing alcohol-related harms.

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) Strategizers:

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine's report Getting to Zero Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities: A Comprehensive Approach to a Persistent Problem

Highlights interventions and actions to reduce alcohol-impaired driving fatalities and presents ideas for reviving public and policymaker attention, thereby turning concern into decisive action to address this tragic and preventable problem.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Alcohol Program Resources:

The Community Guide: Excessive Alcohol Consumption:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) Prevention Resources: