The easy availability of alcohol, inconsistent policies and ritualized drinking opportunities work against prevention strategies focused on alcohol deglamorization
, personal responsibility and health promotion.
This issue of Hot Topics outlines the scope of the problem, from signs and symptoms to impaired driving to the deglamorization
of alcohol use.
Prevention strategies such as alcohol use policies combined with campaigns focusing on alcohol deglamorization, personal responsibility, and health promotion currently are being implemented to help reduce heavy alcohol use, but further research is needed to evaluate the effects of these efforts.
A survey of Air Force officers attending Air Command and Staff College (ACSC) sought to determine the degree to which the Air Force deglamorization campaign is reflected in the alcohol use norms of ACSC students.
Military alcohol use policies combined with campaigns focusing on alcohol deglamorization, personal responsibility, and health promotion may help reduce heavy alcohol use in this population, but further research is needed to evaluate the effects of these measures.
Today, prevention of alcohol abuse and the deglamorization
of drinking is the Navy standard.
The statement said during a ''reflection period,'' Marines prayed for Uema and her family, while commanders addressed their Marines and sailors on ''alcohol deglamorization
, being good neighbors and core values.