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Resources for Changing the Alcohol Culture in Your Municipality
The Wisconsin Alcohol Policy Project
, housed at the University of Wisconsin Madison Law School provides extensive data and resources, including best practices.
League staff compiled the Project's resource links onto one page and sent each Clerk a copy in 2015 along with a complimentary copy of the League's Alcohol Licensing Manual.La Crosse - Changing the Culture of Risky Drinking Behavior Coalition
Building a Safer Evansville
Research on Alcohol & Drug Use in WisconsinBurden of Excessive Alcohol Use in Wisconsin
, by the Wisconsin Population Health Institute Wisconsin Epidemiological Profile on Alcohol and Other Drug Use, 2014
, by the Wisconsin Dept. of Health Services, Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, and the Office of Health Informatics, Division of Public Health.
Alcohol Licensing Information Updated
The League's Municipal Licensing and Regulation of Alcohol Beverages was updated in July, 2015. Each Municipal Clerk received a complimentary copy. If you would like your own, you can order it
from the League. "Wisconsin Alcohol Beverage and Tobacco Laws for Retailers,"
by the Dept of Revenue, Dec. 2015 includes updated information on regulating wine walks.
Resources on Opioid UseDose of Reality
, Wisconsin Dept. of Justice campaign to curb prescription drug abuse.
FDA moves quickly to approve easy-to-use
The H.O.P.E. (Heroin, Opiate, Prevention, and Education) Agenda on Rep. John Nygren's website.
nasal spray to treat opioid overdose
In the Media:
On The Rocks: A Look At Wisconsin’s Alcohol Culture, multi-part series by Wisconsin Public Radio
Newsmakers: Alcohol Use in Wisconsin, WisconsinEye interview of Patrick Cork, Adm of the Dept of Health Services Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, and Lou Oppor, Section Chief of the Dept. of Health Services Substance Abuse Section of Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services.
90% of people who overdose on opioids are able to get the same drugs afterwards, The Takeaway
County board approves recovery coordinator, Lodi Enterprise
New England Struggles to Counter Heroin Addiction, Route Fifty
Additional Resources on Stories in the January the Municipality
Paramedics to make house calls for prevention, Wausau Daily Herald
Rescue Divas EMT Recruitment, by the Office of Rural Health
Rescue Divas on Facebook
In your mailbox soon: Women in Government, the February, 2016 the Municipality.