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Keeping it SAFE: Under Twenty-One Alcohol Prevention Coalition

The Keeping it SAFE: Under Twenty-One Alcohol Prevention Coalition, is an independent coalition.
Main Objective: Deter underage alcohol use, reduce adolescent access to alcohol and to reduce the effects of alcohol use in youth under the age of 21. Continue to follow the Communities Mobilizing for Change of Alcohol (CMCA), model program of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, web site

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Team Statement: The Keeping it SAFE: Under Twenty-One Alcohol Prevention Coalition (KIS) will maintain the focus of under twenty-one alcohol prevention and related worthwhile initiatives. KIS recognizes and supports other coalitions addressing drug and tobacco prevention for youth. The combined goals reinforce the necessity of helping our most precious resources, our youth, to grow up safe and healthy.

KIS Partners: Montgomery County Police Department, Montgomery County Alcohol Beverage Services, Kensington Fire Department, Montgomery County Project Prom/Graduation, Emergency Nurse Association, MC State's Attorney's Office, Washington Regional Alcohol Program, MC PTSA, Humanity Television, MADD, and concerned individuals.
Additional team partnerships still available.

Create a 30-second public service video on one of the chosen subjects.
Open to all public and non-public high school and middle schools.

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Call 301-670-SAFE (7233) to request information on hosting under 21 alcohol free events or to report an upcoming under 21 alcohol party, event, or provider.
To report a party in progress, call the non-emergency police line at 301-289-8000.

The Keeping it SAFE Coalition held a training for limousine companies covering Maryland alcohol and drug laws and consequences, indicators of alcohol and drug impairment, current teen trends, and best practices regarding the transportation of clients under the age of 21.

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Act responsibly when consuming alcoholic beverages!
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