Resources

  A NEW resource developed by BVPC..... for alcohol licensees and their employees!

"Alcohol Licensee Guide:  An Overview of Underage Drinking, RI Laws, and Responsible Alcohol Sales"

The guide includes:
  • Facts About Underage Drinking
  • How Alcohol Affects The Brain
  • Consequences of Underage Drinking
  • Standard Drink Size
  • Blood Alcohol Concentration
  • Binge Drinking
  • Alcohol Poisoning
  • RI Laws related to underage sales/service- Title 3 Alcoholic Beverages
  • Properly Checking IDs
  • Best Practices
  • Resources
For a pdf of the guide, click below"
To obtain a printed copy of the guide, please email Cheryl DaCosta at cdacostabvpc@gmail.com.

Alcohol and Underage Drinking

Centers for Disease Control-  https://www.cdc.gov/alcohol/fact-sheets/underage-drinking.htm
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism- https://www.niaaa.nih.gov/
National Institutes of Health- https://www.nih.gov/health-information
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration- https://www.nhtsa.gov/risky-driving/drunk-driving
Rethinking Drinking- https://www.rethinkingdrinking.niaaa.nih.gov/  
STOP Underage Drinking- https://www.stopalcoholabuse.gov/default.aspx
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration- https://www.samhsa.gov/

State

RI Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals- https://bhddh.ri.gov/    
RI Department of Business Regulation- Liquor Enforcement and Compliance- https://dbr.ri.gov/divisions/commlicensing/liquor.php
RI State Laws- Alcoholic Beverages- http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/TITLE3/INDEX.HTM

Local City/Town Ordinances

Regional Prevention Coalitions

Blackstone Valley Prevention Coalition- http://blackstonevalleypreventioncoalition.com/
RI Regional Prevention Coalitions-  https://www.riprevention.org/