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Fall 2012: Task Force Releases New Findings

The Community Preventive Services Task Force issued the following based on evidence from systematic reviews conducted by Community Guide scientists and partners. These findings are posted in advance of the associated journal publications so they may be used immediately. Click on an underlined intervention title below for a brief summary of the review.

Intervention Finding
Preventing Excessive Alcohol Consumption: Electronic Screening and Brief Interventions (e-SBI) Recommended
Reducing Alcohol-Impaired Driving: Publicized Sobriety Checkpoint Programs Recommended
Preventing Skin Cancer: Primary and Middle School Interventions Recommended
Emergency Preparedness: School Dismissals to Reduce Transmission of Pandemic Influenza Recommended
Mental Health and Mental Illness: Mental Health Benefits Legislation Recommended