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Alcohol, Energy Drinks, and Youth: A Dangerous Mix

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Alcohol, Energy Drinks, and Youth: A Dangerous Mix explains how despite the sharp increase in sales of alcoholic energy drinks, their appeal to underage drinkers, and the health concerns involved in mixing stimulants with alcohol, research on the potential dangers of these products remain limited. This study reviews what data is available and takes an in-depth look at the alcohol industry’s marketing practices promoting the consumption of alcoholic energy drinks. These results, while preliminary, are unsettling. Both scientists and policymakers should focus increased attention on this emerging product category.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Alcohol, Energy Drinks, and Youth: A Dangerous Mix created by Michele Simon and James Mosher in 2007.

Journal/Publisher:

Marin Institute

Publication Date:

2007

Course Material Authors

Michele Simon

Michele Simon is employed by Marin Institute.

James Mosher

James Mosher is employed by Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation.

Course Creator

Dan Rebek, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about alcohol, energy drinks, and youth. It is appropriate for an introductory to intermediate level of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify the rapidly expanding market for energy drinks.

  2. Explain the phenomena of premixed energy drinks and alcohol.

  3. Acknowledge the risks of alcoholic energy drinks and health.

  4. List the specific recommendations for action in regard to protecting youth from the harmful effects of alcoholic and nonalcoholic energy drinks on the governmental, national, state, and local level.

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Alcohol, Energy Drinks, and Youth: A Dangerous Mix

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Course Retired
Course Number 101722
2 credit hours
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
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520 members have taken this course