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Goldendale Coalition breaking ground in prevention program


October 9, 2019

On Wednesday, Sept. 11, the Coalition for Preventing Abuse in Klickitat County, in partnership with Klickitat Valley Health, hosted Dr. Peter DeBenedittis, program developer of the Alcohol Literacy Challenge (ALC). The ALC is an evidence-based underage and binge drinking prevention program proven in 8 research studies to reduce alcohol use among teens in a single session. As the first site in Washington State to implement the Alcohol Literacy Challenge, Goldendale and CPAKC are doing groundbreaking work to reduce early initiation of problem behaviors and decrease favorable attitudes towards youth consumption of alcohol.

This Alcohol Literacy Challenge teaches attendees how to utilize bra...

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