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.
Health Watch No. 116: Binge drinking among Colorado adults: results from the 2018 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
CDPHE Health Watch No. 105: Alcohol and Suicide in Colorado, 2011-2015: Analyses from the Colorado Violent Death Reporting System.
CDPHE Health Watch No. 109: Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention in Primary Care Settings in Colorado: Results from the 2017 Behavioral Risk Factor and Surveillance System.
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.
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.
Youth Substance Use Prevention Resources from the Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center.
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-Related Harms
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:
Reducing Alcohol-Related Harms Through Commercial Host Liability.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine's consensus 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:
Summaries of the Community Preventive Services Task Force findings based on systematic reviews of peer-reviewed studies.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) Prevention Resources: