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Portrait of Dr. Terri SheltonDr. Terri Shelton (Office of Research and Economic Development) received a continuation of funding from the NC DHHS Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services for the project “NC Preventing Underage Drinking Initiative.” This contract will support the North Carolina Preventing Underage Drinking (NCPUD) Initiative in its efforts to reduce and prevent underage alcohol consumption and the resulting social, health and economic consequences in the State of North Carolina. The abstracts states that short-term outcomes include increasing quality youth participation, enhancing community mobilization efforts and community/law enforcement partnerships; these short term outcomes will be measured by collecting performance measure data from sub-grant recipients. Long term outcomes include reductions in youth alcohol consumption (current use, binge drinking, age of onset, etc.).

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